Definitions

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  • n. Alternative spelling of chador.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See chudder.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a cloth used as a head covering (and veil and shawl) by Muslim and Hindu women

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Examples

  • Flower petals are seen on a 'chadar' as pilgrims proceed with it towards the dargah, or shrine, on Monday.

    Sikh, Sufi Figures Remembered

  • India's Congress Party President Sonia Gandhi, third left, poses with a 'chadar' at her residence in New Delhi on Monday.

    Sikh, Sufi Figures Remembered

  • Pilgrims carry a 'chadar', a ceremonial cloth inscribed with religious verses, as an offering at the shrine of Sufi Saint Hazarat Khawaja Moinuddin Chisti in Ajmer, India, on Thursday.

    Sikh, Sufi Figures Remembered

  • Going down a ward at night, one might see four hundred or more of these convicts, each enveloped from head to foot in a "chadar," or native sheet, literally over head and ears in sleep.

    Prisoners Their Own Warders A Record of the Convict Prison at Singapore in the Straits Settlements Established 1825

  • Ms. Hasina, her son Wajid Joy, sister Sheikh Rehana, Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dipu Moni, and High Commissioner to India Tariq Kareem laid a "chadar" at the mausoleum of the Sufi saint and performed "ziarat" with the help of a hereditary "khadim" (worker), Kamaluddin Chishti, amid tight security.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • The Press Trust of India reports Abdul Rehman, 69, had gone to India on a tourist visa on Saturday along with some family members, to offer 'chadar' at the shrine of Syed Salar Masood Ghazi in the district of Bahraich, Uttar Pradesh.

    Fijilive.com - Gateway to Fiji Islands - News

  • June 27th, 2009 AJMER - Union Ministers Salman Khursheed and Sachin Pilot offered a 'chadar' or holy cloth at the revered shrine of Sufi saint Khwaja Moin-ud-din Chisti in Ajmer on the occasion of 797 "Urs", here on Saturday.

    Gaea Times (by Simple Thoughts) Breaking News and incisive views 24/7

  • Armed with a mini-recorder and enveloped from head to toe in a 'chadar' (outer garment women in some Islamic societies wear as part of their adherence to 'purdah') with just her eyes showing, Asma Nawar's day begins on a different note every day.

    NewsBlaze.com Current News - Top Stories

  • But now not only has the number of participants gone up but the size of the 'chadar' that is offered by devotees has also increased to 300 feet.

    Gaea Times (by Simple Thoughts) Breaking News and incisive views 24/7

  • Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina offers a 'chadar' at the shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti in Ajmer on Wednesday.

    The Hindu - Front Page

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