[ dur-ee ]
/ ˈdɜr i /
a thick, nonpile cotton rug of India.
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Origin of dhurrie
First recorded in 1875–80, dhurrie is from the Hindi word darī
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Example sentences from the Web for dhurrie
I rested on my dhurrie under an oak till the caravan came up.Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan, Volume I (of 2)|Isabella L. Bird
For example the Dhurrie rug is woven in several districts of the northern provinces.Rugs: Oriental and Occidental, Antique & Modern|Rosa Belle Holt