Origin of nautch
Examples from the Web for nautch
The Nautch girls retired, and the "Nautch," as such an occasion is called, was ended.
The former, which stands highest in public estimation is probably derived from the Nautch dances of India.The Kingdom of the Yellow Robe|Ernest Young
The great artist has painted Nautch girls twisting their floating scarves, and jugglers throwing poignards into the air.Serge Panine, Complete|Georges Ohnet
The party were conducted to the grand and lofty apartment where the Nautch was to be given.
And I spoke as might an Eastern despot giving his orders for a "nautch;" and then, waving my hand, motioned the messenger away.A Day's Ride|Charles James Lever
British Dictionary definitions for nautch
- an intricate traditional Indian dance performed by professional dancing girls
- (as modifier)a nautch girl