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  • n. Alternative spelling of chador.

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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  • The leaders had gone to offer a 'chaddar' at the famous dargah of Imam Ahmad Raza Khan, a prominent cleric belonging to the Barelvi Islamic school.


  • She requested me not to shoot her picture , she had a few days back got married to her toy boy,they had come to Ajmer Sharif to place a chaddar on the fulfillment of their marital bliss and were really taken in by each other.

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  • They dance the street along with the chaddar , they look like prima donnas , these dancers unseen anywhere in the world gay parade can match the dancing steps of the hijras on this path of emotional sanctity,..

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  • Hurriedly, all the Taliban went to their room, gathered on the chaddar, recited Bismillah but kept their hands away from the meal until the Maulvi and Qari Saheb came some three minutes later.

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  • 'One, two, three ... fifty four.' after counting all the breads, Qari Saheb firststared at Abdullah suspiciously, then patched half-cut breads to eachother to examine if they were cut by Abdullah, and when he was fullysatisfied that they were not, and the breads were collected from all thehouses of the village, he re-wrapped them in the chaddar and said, 'Theprayer is about to be paid, get your Wazoo at once and join thecongregation.'

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  • The chaddar-clad youth handed over the letter depicting his intention to cashier Arshad who forwarded it to another official.

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  • They also conveyed it to Azhar when he came to offer a chaddar at the mosque.


  • The actress in fact asked her security personnel to stay outside and then stood in a long queue waiting her turn to offer a chaddar.


  • The Ajmer Dargah of Sufi Gharib Nawaj receives "hazri" and "chaddar '' not only from Muslims but also large number of Hindus.

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  • When I removed the chaddar from one body, it was dear Zahra, "he said as he sobbed uncontrollably.



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