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Definition for moonshee (2 of 2)
noun Indian English.
Origin of munshi
Example sentences from the Web for moonshee
At one or two questions of mine the Moonshee laughed immoderately.Confessions of a Thug|Philip Meadows Taylor
Inquiry proved that the crime was instigated by the King's moonshee.Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official|William Sleeman
Here the Native Rajah calls to the moonshee to bring pen, ink, and paper.Wanderings in India|John Lang
I have picked them up by talking to the natives, and partly from the moonshee I have had, for four years.Through Three Campaigns|G. A. Henty
Moonshee, in India a teacher of languages, especially Hindustani and Persian.The Nuttall Encyclopaedia|Edited by Rev. James Wood