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[shoo-druh] /ˈʃu drə/
a Hindu of the lowest caste, that of the workers.
Also, Sudra.
Compare Brahman1 (def 1), Kshatriya, Vaisya.
Origin of Shudra
From the Sanskrit word śūdra Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • That you have graciously touched this untouchable Shudra is the proof of your mercy and that of Srvabhauma.

    Chaitanya's Life And Teachings Krishna das Kaviraja
  • Where there was no Brahman inhabitant, all the Shudra merchants invited Bhattchrya.

    Chaitanya's Life And Teachings Krishna das Kaviraja
  • The name Shudra symbolises a man who has no margin round him beyond his bare utility.

    Creative Unity Rabindranath Tagore

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