Ben*gal"(), prop. n. 1. A province in India, giving its name to various stuffs, animals, etc.
2. A thin stuff, made of silk and hair, originally brought from Bengal.
3. Striped gingham, originally brought from Bengal; Bengal stripes.
Bengal light, a firework containing niter, sulphur, and antimony, and producing a sustained and vivid colored light, used in making signals and in pyrotechnics; -- called also
blue light. --
Bengal stripes, a kind of cotton cloth woven with colored stripes. See Bengal, 3. --
(Zol.). See Tiger.
Ben*gal"i} (), prop. n. The language spoken in Bengal.
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