[ kuh-cher-ee, kuhch-uh-ree ]
/ kəˈtʃɛr i, ˈkʌtʃ ə ri /
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noun, plural cut·cher·ries.
(in India) a public administrative or judicial office.
any administrative office.
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Origin of cutcherry
1600–10; <Hindi kacērī, variant of kacahrī audience house, courthouse, office
Words nearby cutcherry
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How to use cutcherry in a sentence
During the day the cutcherry or office is crowded with the more respectable villagers, paying in rents and settling accounts.Sport and Work on the Nepaul Frontier|James Inglis
Cutcherry, kuch′ėr-i, n. an office for public business, a court-house.
British Dictionary definitions for cutcherry
/ (ˈkʌtʃərɪ) /
noun plural -cherries or -cheries
(formerly, in India) government offices and law courts collectively
Word Origin for cutcherry
C17: from Hindi Kachachrī
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