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Shudra

[shoo-druh]
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noun
  1. a Hindu of the lowest caste, that of the workers.
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Origin of Shudra

From the Sanskrit word śūdra
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Historical Examples

  • That you have graciously touched this untouchable Shudra is the proof of your mercy and that of Srvabhauma.

    Chaitanya's Life And Teachings

    Krishna das Kaviraja

  • Where there was no Brahman inhabitant, all the Shudra merchants invited Bhattchrya.

    Chaitanya's Life And Teachings

    Krishna das Kaviraja

  • The name Shudra symbolises a man who has no margin round him beyond his bare utility.

    Creative Unity

    Rabindranath Tagore