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cotwal

[koht-wahl]
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noun
  1. kotwal.

kotwal

or cot·wal

[koht-wahl]
noun Indian English.
  1. an Indian police officer.

Origin of kotwal

First recorded in 1575–85, kotwal is from the Hindi word koṭwāl
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