- 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 khadi
Moreover, the cloth best suited for the three seasons of India is Khadi.
How to kill swadeshi—We are familiar with the official ban put upon the Khadi cap in various parts of India.
If they spin during those hours and have the yarn woven and wear it, no mill-made cloth can compete with their Khadi.
One must see to believe how venerable the old Patels and Deshmukhs looked when dressed in home-spun Khadi.
They are apparently divided into three endogamous sections, named Holodia, Bolodia, and Khadi.Castes and Tribes of Southern India
- a cotton cloth of plain weave, produced in India
from Hindi khādar
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