sikra

[ sik-ruh ]
/ ˈsɪk rə /

noun

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Example sentences from the Web for sikra

  • Among them was Ninia, the wife of Sikra, the chief of Tugulu.

  • The sikra of those of Siva is invariably pyramidal, and its sides vary with the base, whether square or oblong.

    Phallic Miscellanies|Hargrave Jennings
  • When the sikra is but the frustrum of a pyramid, it is often surmounted by a row of lions, as at Biolli.

    Phallic Miscellanies|Hargrave Jennings