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Suttee (Indian)

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A pure and model wife (Sanskrit, sati, chaste, pure); a widow who immolates herself on the funeral pile of her deceased husband. Abolished by law in British India.

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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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