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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bengal \Ben*gal"\, prop. n. 1. A province in India, giving its name to various stuffs, animals, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. A thin stuff, made of silk and hair, originally brought from Bengal. [1913 Webster] 3. Striped gingham, originally brought from Bengal; Bengal stripes. [1913 Webster] Bengal light, a firework containing niter, sulphur, and antimony, and producing a sustained and vivid colored light, used in making signals and in pyrotechnics; -- called also blue light. Bengal stripes, a kind of cotton cloth woven with colored stripes. See Bengal, 3. Bengal tiger. (Zool.). See Tiger. [1913 Webster] Bengalee