Definitions

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  • n. Alternative spelling of chapatti.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A kind of griddlecake of unleavened bread, used among the natives of India.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In India, an unleavened cake of bread (generally of coarse wheaten meal), patted flat with the hand and baked upon a griddle: the usual form of native bread, and the staple food of upper India. Yule and Burnell. Also spelled chapati, chowpatty, chupaty.

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Examples

  • Before she gave him water or oil, or even a chupatty, Tooni told him, holding his hand in hers.

    The Story of Sonny Sahib

  • Little knowing how much we were missing, we sat contented in the shade while the hot hours went by, merely strolling down to visit a sacred tank full of cool green water and swarming with holy carp, which scrambled in a solid mass for bits of the chupatty which Jane threw to them.

    A Holiday in the Happy Valley with Pen and Pencil

  • Then he tossed a chupatty to the imprisoned fakir, spat again from sheer disgust, lit his pipe and went and sat where he could hear the footbeats of the sentries.

    Told in the East

  • In twenty breaths it comes down from the Hills, a wall three feet high, and I have seen it, between the lighting of a fire and the cooking of a _chupatty, _ grow from a runnel to a sister of the

    Soldiers Three

  • In twenty breaths it comes down from the Hills, a wall three feet high, and I have seen it, between the lighting of a fire and the cooking of a _chupatty_, grow from a runnel to a sister of the Jumna.

    Indian Tales

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