thuggee′, Thug′gery, Thug′gism, the practice and superstition of the Thugs.
The origin of thuggee is entirely lost in fable and obscurity.
The words, "Mahbub is thuggee," seemed to rend the veil which obscured the tragedy.
Yet thuggee, capable of exciting the mind so strongly, will not, cannot be annihilated!
That must really be the secret of the rise and development of thuggee.
He was not above giving the haughty upstart a thuggee's twist.
For many years he was employed as Commissioner for the suppression of thuggee.
A very curious and valuable account of a little-known variety of thuggee, which possibly may still be practised.
Again, the horrible practice of thuggee was attacked, but it took years to stamp that out.
Most of the Thug gangs had been broken up by 1860, but cases of thuggee have occurred occasionally since that date.