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Definition of Sikh

  • an adherent of Sikhism
  • of or relating to the Sikhs or their religious beliefs and customs

How to use sikh in a sentence. Sikh pronunciation.

It was Ram Lal's easy task to purvey luxuries to the imperious Briton, to hold the extravagant underlings in his usurious clutches, to be at peace with Hindu, Moslem, Sikh, Pathan, Ghoorka, Persian, and Armenian, and to blur his easy-going Mohammedanism in a generous participation in all sins of omission and commission.
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Grasping a heavy revolver from under the pillow, a mechanical arrangement, a memory of his Indian life in the midst of untrusted subordinates, the officer seized in his left hand the Sikh tulwar, which was his own "property saber" of Thibetan royalty.
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Look at the native mounted police in Australia; at the Sikhs in the Settlements and the Native States; at the Indian scouts of the United States and Canada; and look at these very Indian troops at your door, your Excellency!
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Cet officier m'a affirmé très sérieusement avoir assisté lui-même à la _résurrection_ de ce fakir après un enterrement qui avait eu lieu quelques mois auparavant, en présence du général Ventura, du maharadja et des principaux chefs sikhs.
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Le maharadja, les chefs sikhs et le général Ventura se réunirent près d'une tombe en maçonnerie construite exprès pour le recevoir.
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It is not uninteresting to notice that the ancestors of our own late enemies, the Sikhs, served as allies of Darius against the Macedonians.
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The bearded Croat and Bosniak spearman ride; Still in that vale where Himalaya's snow Melts round the cornfields and the vines below, The Sikh's hot cannon, answering ball for ball, Flames in the breach of Moultan's shattered wall; On Chenab's side the vulture seeks the slain, And Sutlej paints with blood its banks again.
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This miryachit was observed in Malaysia, Bengal, among the Sikhs and the Nubians, and in Siberia, whilst Beard has observed it in Michigan as well as in Maine.
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The second brigade-under Colonel Tytler-consisting of the 1st battalion of the 17th Foot, the infantry of the Guides, the 1st Sikhs, and a mountain battery, were also to take to the hills and, working along on their crests, to come down upon the batteries which the Afghans had erected on the hillside opposite to Ali-Musjid.
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The third brigade, consisting of the 81st Regiment, the 14th Sikhs, and the 24th Native Infantry; and the fourth brigade, composed of the 51st Regiment, 6th Native Infantry, and the 45th Sikhs, were to advance straight up the valley.
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The 45th Sikhs were first thrown out upon the hillside and, working their way along on the right of the valley, opened a heavy musketry fire against the Afghans in the batteries there.
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Presently the 51st and 6th Native Infantry joined them; while the 81st, the 24th, and 14th Sikhs worked along on the left.
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The next day, 560 men of Macpherson's brigade-composed of portions of the 67th, the 72nd, the 3rd Sikhs, and 5th Ghoorkas-were sent out to attack the enemy; who had established themselves upon a lofty peak, south of Cabul.
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The garrison of Jugdulluk consisted only of 220 Sikhs.
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The fifty men of tho relieving party placed themselves in their rear and, as the tribesmen who had been attacking them from behind rushed down through the defile, with exulting shouts-believing that they were now secure of their victims-the Sikhs opened so heavy a fire on them that they fell back up the defile, in disorder.
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But the Sikhs and Guides kept up so steady a fire that they did not venture to approach to close quarters and, with a loss of eighteen more men, the convoy reached the shelter of the fort.
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The force selected to march from Cabul to the relief of Candahar, under the command of General Roberts, consisted of the 92nd Highlanders, 23rd Pioneers, 24th and 25th Punjaub Infantry; the 2nd, 4th, and 5th Ghoorkas; the 72nd Highlanders, 2nd battalion of the 60th, the Norfolk Rangers; the 2rd, 3rd, and 15th Sikhs.
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Those regiments were, for the most part, either Ghoorkas, Sikhs, or Punjaubees-than whom no braver men exist.
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The Sikhs and Punjaubees, upon the contrary, are tall, stately men; proud of the historical fighting powers of their race.
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The contrast between the two was strongly shown, in the conduct of the Sikh and Ghoorka regiments with General Stewart, when attacked by the sudden rush of the Ghazis, at Ahmed Khil; and that of the Bombay Grenadiers and Jacob's Foot, under precisely similar circumstances at Maiwand.
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Examples of Sikh

Example #1
A many-sided man! Alan Hawke heaved a sigh of easy contentment when he had brought the chronique scandahuse of Delhi down to the day and hour.
Example #2
A crafty conspirator of the old days when the mystic "chupatties" were sent out on their dark errand, the sly jewel merchant had survived the bloody wreck of the throne of Oude, and from the place of attendant to one of the slaughtered princes, dropped down softly into the trade of money lender, secret agent, and broker of the unlawful in many varied ways.
Example #3
Its naked, wedge-shaped blade was as keen as that of a razor.
Example #4
Hardwicke's ready nerve failed him not.
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I think my principle holds good; give uniform, give responsibility-under European surveillance of course-get British civilisation.
Example #6
Though there was revolt, look at those who 'fought with us faithful and few'; look at the fidelity of the majority of the native servants.