What does the word pundit mean?

Usage examples for pundit

  1. The card and the Colonel's own name, and the name of the pundit of the peace together, had their effect, and after a while Tom was dismissed in the Colonel's care. – Ayala's Angel by Anthony Trollope
  2. Indeed the pundit in a party that has few facilities for cooking has, as I remember well in one instance, this honour conferred on him on account of his caste being higher than that of those who are with him. – Life and Work in Benares and Kumaon, 1839-1877 by James Kennedy
  3. Narain protested that no pundit, or sahib, or any one else, had passed the threshold since Ram Lal had entered. – Mr. Isaacs by F. Marion Crawford