keddah

[ked-uh]
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noun


Nearby words

  1. kecks,
  2. kecskemét,
  3. ked,
  4. kedah,
  5. kedar,
  6. kedge,
  7. kedgeree,
  8. kediri,
  9. kedleston hall,
  10. kedron

kheda

or ked·dah, khed·ah

[ked-uh]

noun

(in India) an enclosure constructed to ensnare wild elephants.

Origin of kheda

Borrowed into English from Hindi around 1790–1800

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British Dictionary definitions for keddah

keddah

noun

a variant spelling of kheda

kheda

khedah or keddah

noun

(in India, Myanmar, etc) an enclosure into which wild elephants are driven to be captured

Word Origin for kheda

from Hindi

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