/ (ˈnʌmdɑː) /
a coarse felt made esp in India
a saddle pad made from this
an embroidered rug made from this
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Also called (for senses 1, 2): numnah
Word Origin for numdah
C19: from Urdu namdā
Words nearby numdah
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Example sentences from the Web for numdah
When put on, the numdah should be well pulled up into the arch of the saddle, particularly in front.Notes on Stable Management in India and the Colonies|Joshua A. Nunn
To these ordinary components of a side-saddle, a breast-plate and saddle cloth or numdah are sometimes added.The Horsewoman|Alice M. Hayes