or Tip·poo Sa·hib
[ tip-oo sah-ib, -eeb ]
/ ˈtɪp u ˈsɑ ɪb, -ib /
1750–99, sultan of Mysore 1782–99.
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How to use Tipu Sahib in a sentence
“In the early years after the collapse, we were in written contact with Mullah Sahib,” Motasim says.
He, with others, thinking the miss-sahib had gone to church, was smoking the hookah of gossip in a neighboring compound.
Both animal and man seemed to be dozing, but they woke into activity when the sahib approached.
This rascal was owed a debt for the indignity he had offered the sahib in the village, and now he was paid in full.
“Akhab Khan prevented those Shia dogs from shooting you and Mayne-sahib,” went on the low murmur.
Five hundred came back, vowing that they would stand by “Lar-rence-sahib Bahadur” till the last.
British Dictionary definitions for Tipu Sahib
?1750–99, sultan of Mysore (1782–99): killed fighting the British
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