or ked·dah, khed·ah
[ ked-uh ]
/ ˈkɛd ə /
(in India) an enclosure constructed to ensnare wild elephants.
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Origin of kheda
Borrowed into English from Hindi around 1790–1800
Words nearby kheda
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Example sentences from the Web for kheda
They call this a kheda, the term used for a beat of the forest for game.The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India|R. V. Russell
British Dictionary definitions for kheda
khedah or keddah
/ (ˈkɛdə) /
(in India, Myanmar, etc) an enclosure into which wild elephants are driven to be captured
Word Origin for kheda
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