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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Suttee (Indian).
 
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.   1
 


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