noun, plural til·ak, til·aks.
Origin of tilak
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His associates asked him why he had dared to alter his tilak or sect-mark.The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India|R. V. Russell
His private life is unimpeachable—the only point indeed in which Mr. Tilak resembled him.
But it is not too much to say that the unanimous feeling of educated India went with Mr. Tilak and regarded him as a martyr.New Ideas in India During the Nineteenth Century|John Morrison
It is a very different influence from that of Mr. Tilak, to whom he is sometimes, but quite wrongly, compared.
Mr. Tilak belonged by birth to a powerful Deccani Brahman caste with hereditary traditions of rulership.