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  • n. Alternative spelling of jemadar.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The chief or leader of a band or body of persons; esp., in the native army of India, an officer of a rank corresponding to that of lieutenant in the English army.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In the army of India, a native officer next in rank to a subadar, or captain of a, company of Sepoys; a lieutenant: the name is also applied, in the civil service, to certain officers of police, of the customs, etc., and, in large domestic establishments, to an overseer or head servant having general control of the others.

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