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chuddar

or chud·der

[ chuhd-er ]
/ ˈtʃʌd ər /
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noun

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

chuddar

chudder, chuddah or chador

/ (ˈtʃʌdə) /

noun

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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