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Word: tonsure

Definition: shaving of the head especially by person entering religious orders; V.


Sentences Containing 'tonsure'

Around that time, many men took tonsure to be Buddhist monks in order to avoid taxation and labor.
For that the we have to buy token for Rupees 5/- (INR) plus we have to pay some amount around Rupees 50/- (INR) to the person who helps to offer Tonsure.
Pedro Lobo's son has received the first orders and tonsure, with the intention of becoming a priest.

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