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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In British India, temporary, makeshift, inferior, etc.: opposed to pucka (Hind. vakkā, pukka, ripe, cooked, mature), which implies stability or superiority: as, a cutcha roof; a cutcha seam in a coat.
  • n. A weak kind of lime used in inferior buildings.

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