Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A system or discipline; organisation, arrangement, preparation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. System; discipline.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. System; discipline; orderliness.

Etymologies

From Hindi बन्द-ओ-बस्त and Urdu بند و بست (band-o-bast), from Persian بند و بست (band-o-bast). (Wiktionary)

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