Origin of begum1
verb (used with object), be·gummed, be·gum·ming.
Origin of begum2
Examples from the Web for begum
The nest morning the Begum waited upon the mother of Sujah Dowlah, and related to her all the circumstances of the disturbances.
In the hands of the Begum the pretty girl blossomed into a great beauty.Slippy McGee, Sometimes Known as the Butterfly Man|Marie Conway Oemler
Fernando, the Begum, is about to give a moonlight fête in honor of his daughter's betrothal to Carlos.Eugene Field, A Study In Heredity And Contradictions|Slason Thompson
It was here the rebel Begum held her court, and kept our prisoners confined in a stable near by.Forty Thousand Miles Over Land and Water|Lady (Ethel Gwendoline [Moffatt]) Vincent
When the Begum and the moulvie departed for Lucknow they were accompanied by nearly the whole of their retinue.The Red Year|Louis Tracy