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- n. A kind of ceremonious fan used by Sikhs, made from yak hair, which is waved over the Guru Granth Sahib.
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They fanned him with the _chaur_ or yak-tail whisk when he sat in state on the royal cushion.
_chaur_ or yak-tail whisk and the _chhadi_ or silver-plated rod on ceremonial occasions, and they worship these emblems of their calling on the principal festivals.
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