from The Century Dictionary.
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At this time Conolly told me that on the preceding day the Envoy's head had been paraded about in the court-yard; that his and Trevor's bodies had been hung up in the public bazar, or _chouk_; and that it was with the greatest difficulty that the old hurwah, Zuman Khan, had saved him and Airey from being murdered by a body of fanatics, who had attempted to rush into the room where they were.
He had mapped this route out carefully in the day and knew just how to avoid the patrolling guards, and he was back in the narrow _chouk_ of the town that was a struggling stream of swaggering Pindaris, and darker skinned Marwari bunnias and shopkeepers.
Caste William Alexander Fraser 1896