Origin of chela1
Words nearby chela
Other definitions for chela (2 of 2)
Origin of chela2
OTHER WORDS FROM chelache·la·ship, noun
How to use chela in a sentence
I have now no chela, but I will take the alms-bowl and thus enable the charitable to acquire merit.'
Lamas I know, and to these I give reverence, but thou art no more a lawful chela than this my finger is the pole of this waggon.
The lama would give him no help, but, as a conscientious chela, Kim was delighted to beg for two.
Rich would be the reward of such a master and such a chela when the time came for them to seek freedom together!
Let the chela study the troubles that come from over-eating—bloated stomach and burning bowels.