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How to use Brahmins in a sentence
First the Brahmins held on tightly to power, and then the Irish Catholics fought their way in.
Once a refuge for Brahmins looking to blow off steam, today the group is known for its campy puns and campier costumes.
Yet this time, a large number of victims belong to the swish set; the blasts have jolted these "Brahmins."
But that arch-fiend had been deserted by the majority of his followers, and he was babbling of suicide to his fellow Brahmins.The Red Year | Louis Tracy
The Brahmins observe the stars, and by their aid calculate the most fortunate day and even hour for the ceremony to take place.
The Brahmins, greatly indignant at this, instigated the people to revolt, and they hastened in numerous crowds to the temple.
We met with several Brahmins busily engaged with calculations and written treatises.
With these instruments, the Brahmins made, and still make, their observations and calculations.