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Kesh

/keɪʃ/
noun
1.
the beard and uncut hair, covered by the turban, traditionally worn by Sikhs as a symbol of their religious and cultural loyalty, symbolizing the natural life See also five Ks
Word Origin
Punjabi keś
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  • Clavijo (Markham p. 123) says it was Tmrs first intention to be buried near his father, in kesh.

    The Bbur-nma in English Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
  • Can his Majesty of kesh complain if he is made judge in his own cause?

    Morning Star H. Rider Haggard
  • Must I now, in my age, undertake another war against the terrible sons of kesh also?

    Morning Star H. Rider Haggard
  • Well, that King of kesh is old and feeble, and you have a claim upon his crown.

    Morning Star H. Rider Haggard
  • It was a dog's trick, Mermes, for after all your blood is purer and more ancient than that of the present kings of kesh.

    Morning Star H. Rider Haggard
  • Along with him we find pictures of a goddess called Kedesh and kesh.

    Patriarchal Palestine Archibald Henry Sayce
  • Since the Azbegs were in possession of Samarkand, we left kesh and went in the direction of ir.

    The Bbur-nma in English Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
  • In kesh lay Bq Tarkhn with 1000 to 2000 men, in a position to join us after a couple of days.

    The Bbur-nma in English Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
  • Drunk with passion and with wine, Amathel, Prince of kesh, leaned his heavy head upon his hand and stared like the rest.

    Morning Star H. Rider Haggard
  • How if we sent letters to this Majesty of kesh, saying, 'Thou hast heard our tale, thou knowest all our woe.

    Morning Star H. Rider Haggard

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