- (in India) a public administrative or judicial office.
- any administrative office.
Origin of cutcherry
1600–10; < Hindi kacērī, variant of kacahrī audience house, courthouse, office
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Cutcherry, kuch′ėr-i, n. an office for public business, a court-house.
During the day the cutcherry or office is crowded with the more respectable villagers, paying in rents and settling accounts.Sport and Work on the Nepaul Frontier
- (formerly, in India) government offices and law courts collectively
C17: from Hindi Kachachrī
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