Bheestie
Bheesty Bhees"ty, Bheestie Bhees"tie, n. [Written also {bhistee}, {bhisti}, etc.] [Per. bihisht[=i] lit., heavenly.] A water carrier, as to a household or a regiment. [India] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • bheestie — bhees·tie …   English syllables

  • bheestie —   n. servant who draws and carries water …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • bheestie — noun see bheesty …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bheesty — Bhees ty, Bheestie Bhees tie, n. [Written also {bhistee}, {bhisti}, etc.] [Per. bihisht[=i] lit., heavenly.] A water carrier, as to a household or a regiment. [India] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bhistee — Bheesty Bhees ty, Bheestie Bhees tie, n. [Written also {bhistee}, {bhisti}, etc.] [Per. bihisht[=i] lit., heavenly.] A water carrier, as to a household or a regiment. [India] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bhisti — Bheesty Bhees ty, Bheestie Bhees tie, n. [Written also {bhistee}, {bhisti}, etc.] [Per. bihisht[=i] lit., heavenly.] A water carrier, as to a household or a regiment. [India] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bheesty — /bee stee/, n., pl. bheesties. (in India) a water carrier. Also, bheestie. [1775 85; < Urdu bhisti < Pers bihishti pertaining to paradise, i.e., beautiful, as poetic convention describes cup bearers (equiv. to bihisht paradise + i suffix of… …   Universalium

  • bheesti — /ˈbisti/ (say beestee) noun (in India) a water carrier. Also, bheesty, bheestie, bhistee. {Hindi bhistī, bhīstī, from Persian bihistī water carrier, literally, heavenly, from bihist paradise} …   Australian English dictionary

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