the death of most or all of the cells in an organ or tissue due to disease, injury, or failure of the blood supply.
Forms: 18– badmaash, 18– badmash, 18– budmaash, 18– budmash, 19– badmaas, 19– … (Show More)
Origin: Of multiple origins. Partly a borrowing from Urdu. Partly a borrowing from Persian. Etymons: Urdu badmaʿāš; Persian badmaʿāš.
Etymology: < (i) Urdu badmaʿāš and its etymon (ii) Persian badmaʿāš villain, rascal <bad…
1843 F. Skipwith Magistrate’s Guide 17 … On written charges or credible information being given to the Darogah..he shall make private enquiries regarding him, and, should he see fit, shall apprehend him.
1855 in Select. Rec. Bengal Govt. No. 21. 58 The Magistrate said I was a , and could not remain at Moyakool unless I gave a ‘mochulka’ for Rupees 100.
1864 G. O. Trevelyan Competition Wallah xii. 428 The sepoys were , Sahib. They used to take goods worth six annas, and only give four annas in payment.
1907 Times 30 July 4/3 Unruly schoolboys and hired no longer answer to the Arya’s word of command.
1971 Illustr. Weekly India 11 Apr. 44/3 Bir Singh Deva Bandela, undoubted though he was, certainly had the command of some excellent designers.
2005 Indian Express (Nexis) 8 May We have not learnt anything from the Metropolitan Magistrate or the government. We maintain that Rafiq was killed by some .
noun | uh-BAN-dun
: a thorough yielding to natural impulses; especially : enthusiasm, exuberance
relating to or inserted as a parenthesis.
“ignore the parenthetical remarks that pockmark every page”
incidental · supplementary · by-the-way · by-the-by · in parentheses · parenthetic · in brackets · explanatory · qualifying · inserted · interposed · extraneous
late 18th century: from parenthesis, on the pattern of pairs such as synthesis, synthetic.