Bengal stripes
Bengal Ben*gal", prop. n. 1. A province in India, giving its name to various stuffs, animals, etc. [1913 Webster]

2. A thin stuff, made of silk and hair, originally brought from Bengal. [1913 Webster]

3. Striped gingham, originally brought from Bengal; Bengal stripes. [1913 Webster]

{Bengal light}, a firework containing niter, sulphur, and antimony, and producing a sustained and vivid colored light, used in making signals and in pyrotechnics; -- called also {blue light}.

{Bengal stripes}, a kind of cotton cloth woven with colored stripes. See {Bengal}, 3.

{Bengal tiger}. (Zo["o]l.). See {Tiger}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Bengal — Ben*gal , prop. n. 1. A province in India, giving its name to various stuffs, animals, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. A thin stuff, made of silk and hair, originally brought from Bengal. [1913 Webster] 3. Striped gingham, originally brought from Bengal;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bengal light — Bengal Ben*gal , prop. n. 1. A province in India, giving its name to various stuffs, animals, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. A thin stuff, made of silk and hair, originally brought from Bengal. [1913 Webster] 3. Striped gingham, originally brought from… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bengal tiger — Bengal Ben*gal , prop. n. 1. A province in India, giving its name to various stuffs, animals, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. A thin stuff, made of silk and hair, originally brought from Bengal. [1913 Webster] 3. Striped gingham, originally brought from… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bengal tiger — Taxobox name = Bengal Tiger status = Endangered image caption = A Bengal Tiger in India s Bandhavgarh reserve. image width = 280px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Carnivora familia = Felidae genus = Panthera species …   Wikipedia

  • Bengal (cat) — Infobox Catbreed name = Bengal imagecaption = Two male Bengals country = United States acfastd = http://www.acfacats.com/bengal standard.htm fifestd = http://www.fifeweb.org/wp/breeds/std/ben std.html ticastd =… …   Wikipedia

  • Bengal — /ben gawl , gahl , beng ; ben geuhl, beng /, n. 1. a former province in NE India, now divided between India and Bangladesh. Cf. East Bengal, West Bengal. 2. Bay of, a part of the Indian Ocean between India and Burma (Myanmar). 3. a raw silk from… …   Universalium

  • Bengal tiger — Tiger Ti ger, n. [OE. tigre, F. tigre, L. tigris, Gr. ti gris; probably of Persian origin; cf. Zend tighra pointed, tighri an arrow, Per. t[=i]r; perhaps akin to E. stick, v. t.; probably so named from its quickness.] 1. A very large and powerful …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blue light — Bengal Ben*gal , prop. n. 1. A province in India, giving its name to various stuffs, animals, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. A thin stuff, made of silk and hair, originally brought from Bengal. [1913 Webster] 3. Striped gingham, originally brought from… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tiger — This article is about the feline. For other uses, see Tiger (disambiguation). Tigress redirects here. For other uses, see Tigress (disambiguation). Tiger …   Wikipedia

  • Honourable East India Company — Infobox Defunct Company company name = East India Company company slogan = fate = Dissolved and activities absorbed by Crown successor = foundation = 1600 defunct = 1858 (formally dissolved in 1873) location = London industry = key people =… …   Wikipedia

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