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BHEESTY (from the Persian bihisti, pa...

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Originally appearing in Volume V03, Page 845 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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BHEESTY (from the Persian bihisti, paradise), the Hindustani name for a water carrier, the native who supplies water from a pigskin or goat-skin bag.
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