Boxwallah - definition of boxwallah by The Free Dictionary
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derogatory an itinerant pedlar or salesman in India
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We went there knowing not what to expect even though my mother was an Armenian brought up in Rangoon and Calcutta; and my father had been a British boxwallah
in Burma and India in the pre-war years.
A part of The Imperial's all- day restaurant, whose name 1911 is redolent of nostalgia ( though I wish its lunchtime buffet wasn't as boring as the coronation durbar), transforms itself magically into a boxwallah
brasserie at night.
often considered mentally diseased (Boxwallah
182) or sexually deranged:
Try applying for a job with the boxwallahs
and the hospitality industry and tourism and all the top Info companies but tell them you "no speak inglis"...see how far you get.
And it was the boxwallahs
of empire who were the last to leave.