darogha

/ (dɑːˈrəʊɡɑː) /

noun (in India and Pakistan)

a manager
an inspector

Word Origin for darogha

Urdu
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Examples from the Web for darogha

  • It came at last; after some days of weary expectation, the order reached the Darogha, and it was quickly conveyed to me.

    Confessions of a Thug|Philip Meadows Taylor
  • The Marghnns also came in after two or three days, having beaten and chased their commandant (darogha).

    The Bbur-nma in English|Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
  • The Darogha applied his key to the lock; it was opened, and the whole party rushed in and seized us.

    Confessions of a Thug|Philip Meadows Taylor