from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A messenger or servant wearing an official badge.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In India, especially in Bengal, an office-messenger bearing a plate on which is inscribed the name of the office to which he is attached. Also called chapras.
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