- a handloomed plain-weave cotton fabric produced in India.
Also kha·di [kah-dee] /ˈkɑ di/.
Origin of khaddar
First recorded in 1920–25, khaddar is from the Hindi word khādar
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Examples from the Web for khaddar
They simply use the khaddar dress as a cloak for their deceit.
Only I would not give the wearer of the khaddar more than his due.
In that case the husband is expected to hawk the Khaddar from door to door and popularise it.
I ask my countrymen in what way is it possible for khaddar to lead us to Swaraj?Freedom Through Disobedience
C. R. (Chittaranjan) Das
The use of khaddar represents nothing more than a most practical recognition of the greatest economic necessity of the country.
- a cotton cloth of plain weave, produced in India
from Hindi khādar
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