gharry

or ghar·ri

[ gar-ee ]
/ ˈgær i /
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noun, plural ghar·ries.

a horse-drawn cab or carriage used in India and Egypt.

Nearby words

  1. ghan,
  2. ghana,
  3. ghanaian,
  4. ghardaïa,
  5. gharial,
  6. ghast,
  7. ghastful,
  8. ghastly,
  9. ghat,
  10. ghats

Origin of gharry

First recorded in 1800–10, gharry is from the Hindi word gāṛī

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British Dictionary definitions for gharri

gharry

gharri

/ (ˈɡærɪ) /

noun plural -ries

(in India) a horse-drawn vehicle available for hire

Word Origin for gharry

C19: from Hindi gārī

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