Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A chador.
  • noun A cotton shawl traditionally worn in India by men and women.

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  • noun Alternative spelling of chador.

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

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Hindi caddar and Urdu čaddar, both from Persian čaddar, variant of čādor, čādar; see chador.]

Examples

  • In this light, AKP prominent names are searching for a formula which will open the doors of universities to students wearing headscarf, while preventing robe, turban and black chuddar with the new constitution.

    Constitutional debate in Turkey

  • In this light, AKP prominent names are searching for a formula which will open the doors of universities to students wearing headscarf, while preventing robe, turban and black chuddar with the new constitution.

    Archive 2007-09-01

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