Next came the turn of a dhoti of the girl mentioned above which was hanging in the house.
The priest arose, bathed, opened the shrine, and found the kshir under the lappet of the god's dhoti.
dhoti—a sheet of cloth worn round the lower limbs by Hindu males.
He was not one of our men, but a common ryot, clad simply in a dhoti or waist-cloth, and a rather dirty turban.
Then he tore the strong border off his dhoti (loin cloth) and commenced to bind the handles of the doors together.
Dermot saw that the corpse was that of a low-caste Hindu, clad only in a dirty cotton koorta and dhoti.
Leaning forward, he gripped the driver's dhoti and drew him slowly backward.
The garment distinctive of the Hindus of all castes, men and women, all over India, is the dhoti or loin cloth.
I have been trying to buy a few things—a sarong, which is a putso which is a dhoti; a pipe; and a "damned Malayan kris."
The small form of dhoti worn by men of the lower class is called langoti.
1620s, from Hindi dhoti.