Before the advent of the British to India, the doctrines of the brahminical creed, as indicated above, were in full force.
Pratya-sha (brahminical), visible emanations from the Deity, 288.
Taught by experience, we ought not to put on our things for this brahminical one till we see the procession move.
We have discovered the object of Nix's recent gifts of brahminical works.
The brahminical religion had been persecuted by the Mahommedans.
But this is a brahminical absurdity, rusted to its core by the abrasion of ages.
Certain ceremonies performed in Cambodia resemble distantly the brahminical cult.
The Government were bent on the destruction of brahminical supremacy.
Again, in brahminical worship the very essence of the deity is supposed to descend into his tree.
They wear the brahminical thread; they adhere to every claim of Hindu caste-law.
"member of Boston's upper class," 1823, figurative use of Brahman "member of the highest priestly Hindu caste," late 15c., from Sanskrit brahmana-s, from brahman- "prayer," also "the universal soul, the Absolute," of uncertain origin. Related to Brahma.