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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Bakshish.
 
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.   1
 


 Baker’s Knee (A).Bal. 

 
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