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Bakshish

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A Persian word for a gratuity. These gifts are insolently demanded by all sorts of officials in Turkey, Egypt, and Asia Minor, more as a claim than a gratuity.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Baisser
Bait
Bajaderes
Bajulus
Bajura
Baked
Baked Meat
Baker (The)
Baker’s Dozen
Baker’s Knee (A)
Bakshish
Bal
Balaam
Balaam Basket or Box (A)
Balafré
Balai
Balak
Balâm
Balan
Balance (The)
Balance

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Bakshish