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Ganesh

noun
  1. the Hindu god of prophecy, represented as having an elephant's head
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Historical Examples

  • And this Ganesh, the son of Siva, is represented by the grossest and most hideous idol.

    India, Its Life and Thought

    John P. Jones

  • When he saw a one-eyed munshi (clerk), he felt certain that Ganesh had turned upon him at last.

    From Sea to Sea

    Rudyard Kipling

  • His priest took the four annas, but Ganesh did nothing whatever, as shall be shown later.

    From Sea to Sea

    Rudyard Kipling

  • When you are too lucky sacrifice something, a beloved pipe for choice, to Ganesh.

    From Sea to Sea

    Rudyard Kipling

  • "Surely they will do no more than change the names," echoed Ganesh; but there was an uneasy movement among the Gods.

    The Bridge-Builders

    Rudyard Kipling