What quality of the king is suggested by the word ‘scabbard’?

QuestionsWhat quality of the king is suggested by the word ‘scabbard’?
Aketoli asked 2 years ago

What quality of the king does the word ‘scabbard’ suggest in Sarojini Naidu’s poem ‘In the Bazaars of Hyderabad’?

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BOBBY answered 2 years ago

From the word ‘scabbard’ we understand that the king was very rich and kept his sword in a gold scabbard and protected his kingdom.


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Jayanta Kumar Maity Staff answered 2 years ago

The word ‘scabbard’ in the line “Scabbards of gold for the king” indicates the king’s rich cultural inclination and his faith in traditional values.


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