from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A chador.
- n. A cotton shawl traditionally worn in India by men and women.
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- n. Alternative spelling of chador.
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- n. a cloth used as a head covering (and veil and shawl) by Muslim and Hindu women
Urdu chaddar, cloth, from Sanskrit chattram, screen, parasol, from chadati, he covers, protects.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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.