/ (ˈbækʃiːʃ) /
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a variant spelling of baksheesh
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How to use backsheesh in a sentence
"I will give you ten pounds for it, if you will give me a good backsheesh," said Gregorios at last.
"You probably ask a pound for every year, and a backsheesh for the odd months," said the other.
Corruption is so rife in Turkey that the Palace officials ever hang together, providing there is sufficient backsheesh passing.The White Lie|William Le Queux
There is no clamouring for backsheesh as in other Oriental countries.The Kingdom of the Yellow Robe|Ernest Young
Beggars clamouring for backsheesh, people wanting to guide them through the ruins, and vendors of relics.Nabul, Our Little Egyptian Cousin|Blanche McManus