[ chuhd-er ]
/ ˈtʃʌd ər /
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a variant of chador.
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Example sentences from the Web for chuddar
The other had a magnificent gold embroidered crimson velvet jacket, a green chuddar, and pink stockings.Fifty-One Years of Victorian Life|Margaret Elizabeth Leigh Child-Villiers, Countess of Jersey
British Dictionary definitions for chuddar
chudder, chuddah or chador
/ (ˈtʃʌdə) /
a large shawl or veil worn by Muslim or Hindu women that covers them from head to foot
Word Origin for chuddar
from Hindi caddar, from Persian chaddar
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