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vidUSaka

vidUSaka mfn. defiling , disgracing BhP. ; facetious , witty m. a jester , wag , buffoon (esp. in dram.) the jocose companion and confidential friend of the hero of a play (he acts the same confidential part towards the king or hero , that her female companions do towards the heroine ; his business is to excite mirth in person and attire , and to make himself the universal butt ; a curious regulation requires him to be a Bra1hman , or higher in caste than the king himself a libertine , catamite L. N. of a Brahman
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