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  • noun Plural form of chowkidar.

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Examples

  • The native village constables - you know, the chowkidars - bake them in batches of ten, and send one apiece to ten different sepoys - and each sepoy is bound to make ten more, and pass them on, to his comrades, and so on, ad infinitum.

    Fiancée

  • Neighboring servants and chowkidars milled about, murmuring among themselves and craning their necks while they tried to see inside.

    Beneath My Mother’s Feet

  • Neighboring servants and chowkidars milled about, murmuring among themselves and craning their necks while they tried to see inside.

    Beneath My Mother’s Feet

  • We passed under the Rushnai arch even as the chowkidars were crying the curfew, and skirted the city walls to the little stand of white poplars, crimson in the last of the sunset.

    Flashman And The Mountain Of Light

  • The native village constables — you know, the chowkidars — bake them in batches of ten, and send one apiece to ten different sepoys — and each sepoy is bound to make ten more, and pass them on, to his comrades, and so on, ad infinitum.

    Flashman In The Great Game

  • The native village constables - you know, the chowkidars - bake them in batches of ten, and send one apiece to ten different sepoys - and each sepoy is bound to make ten more, and pass them on, to his comrades, and so on, ad infinitum.

    Flashman In The Great Game

  • The native staff of a garden consists of, say, two baboos, or book-keepers and clerks, a doctor baboo, sirdars or overseers, and chowkidars or line watchmen.

    Ranching, Sport and Travel

  • The khansamah would appear to be the only functionary in residence until the hour of departure draws near, when a whole party of underlings -- chowkidars, bheesties, and sweepers -- appear from nowhere in particular; and the lordly traveller, having presented them with about twopence apiece, rolls off along the dusty white road, leaving the khansamah and his myrmidons salaaming on the verandah.

    A Holiday in the Happy Valley with Pen and Pencil

  • There are around 20 thousand Nepali chowkidars in Delhi alone, according to one estimate.

    United We Blog! for a Democratic Nepal

  • In front of their home, someone parked a car (AAK 272) and left it, telling the chowkidars around the house that they had permission from the people who live there.

    Bloggers.Pakistan

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