Another posts

xystus definition self-abnegation definition miseducation definition circ definition look through definition reitpath pathology argal definition trade embargo examples nimitz definition feint of heart definition definition stratum granulosum what is vaporation platform crane eructation definition medical tea fight applepie order torrid memphis buskin shoes salt pan definition eyot definition what does dull witted mean purple fish book woodenly definition sure card antonym for escalating adoring definition scole definition sempervirens definition puttock shakespeare definition ectolecithal definition dik definition define fox grape ideographs examples drawn dove



  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Sowar In India, a mounted soldier.
    • ***
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n sowar A horse-soldier; especially, a native cavalry soldier in the British-Indian army, often in the sense of an orderly or mounted attendant or guard.
    • ***
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Sowar sō-är′ a native horse-soldier in the British Indian army, a mounted attendant.
    • ***


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Per. sawār, a horseman
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Hind. sawār, a horseman.


In literature:

I saw him run one sowar through and shoot another.
"Rujub, the Juggler" by G. A. Henty
Suddenly I came upon a sowar sitting on his horse watching the rising flames.
"Among Malay Pirates" by G. A. Henty
Suddenly I came upon a sowar sitting on his horse watching the rising flames.
"Tales of Daring and Danger" by George Alfred Henty
A Sowar now said there was a path round the rock by the bank of the river.
"The Story of the Malakand Field Force" by Sir Winston S. Churchill
The Brahmin provided him with two sowars belonging to the Raja of Bhartpur with orders to accompany him as far as Kosi.
"Forty-one years in India" by Frederick Sleigh Roberts
Shah Sowar was the trooper selected, and when he arrived at the place of tryst he was ushered into the presence of Smith.
"The Story of the Guides" by G. J. Younghusband
A sowar brought us orders, from the general, to remain here; and to send at once, if we heard any news of you.
"On the Irrawaddy" by G. A. Henty
Likely enough our friends the sowars may be there.
"Gil the Gunner" by George Manville Fenn
In early morning we drove in the pony cart half the way from Momouk to this Kalychet, the sowars riding behind with the four ponies.
"From Edinburgh to India & Burmah" by William G. Burn Murdoch
Scully, who was much hurt, was killed, when trying to escape, by a sowar.
"Our Soldiers" by W.H.G. Kingston
They fired at us from the village fence, but had no time to close the gate ere our sowars were in.
"The Soul of a People" by H. Fielding
Sherdil led the way, the sowars following in a scattered line.
"Barclay of the Guides" by Herbert Strang
I had scarcely spoken when we saw an officer, attended by a sowar, riding up in the direction of the bridge.
"Among the Wild Tribes of the Afghan Frontier" by T. L. Pennell
Behind the tonga cantered an armed sowar.
"From Sea to Sea" by Rudyard Kipling
There was also an escort of ten sowars, one naick, and ten sepoys furnished by the Corps of Guides.
"The Life of Yakoob Beg" by Demetrius Boulger
Rissalder Jai Singh was ordered to mount and ride forward with two sowars to bring the party to a halt.
"The Great Mogul" by Louis Tracy
None of the bullets harmed horse or man, and the sowars were not quite near enough to be in the line of fire.
"The Red Year" by Louis Tracy
They made him out to be another of the Levy Sowars.
"The Sirdar's Oath" by Bertram Mitford
The Levy sowar is here.
"The Ruby Sword" by Bertram Mitford
He had even demurred to the escort of four Levy sowars, which was pressed upon him.
"The Heath Hover Mystery" by Bertram Mitford