Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In India, an unleavened cake of bread (generally of coarse wheaten meal), patted flat with the hand and baked upon a griddle: the usual form of native bread, and the staple food of upper India. Yule and Burnell. Also spelled chapati, chowpatty, chupaty.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Anglo-Indian A kind of griddlecake of unleavened bread, used among the natives of India.

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  • noun Alternative spelling of chapatti.

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Examples

  • Before she gave him water or oil, or even a chupatty, Tooni told him, holding his hand in hers.

    The Story of Sonny Sahib

  • Little knowing how much we were missing, we sat contented in the shade while the hot hours went by, merely strolling down to visit a sacred tank full of cool green water and swarming with holy carp, which scrambled in a solid mass for bits of the chupatty which Jane threw to them.

    A Holiday in the Happy Valley with Pen and Pencil

  • Then he tossed a chupatty to the imprisoned fakir, spat again from sheer disgust, lit his pipe and went and sat where he could hear the footbeats of the sentries.

    Told in the East

  • Then he tossed a chupatty to the imprisoned fakir, spat again from sheer disgust, lit his pipe and went and sat where he could hear the footbeats of the sentries.

    Told in the East

  • In twenty breaths it comes down from the Hills, a wall three feet high, and I have seen it, between the lighting of a fire and the cooking of a _chupatty, _ grow from a runnel to a sister of the

    Soldiers Three

  • In twenty breaths it comes down from the Hills, a wall three feet high, and I have seen it, between the lighting of a fire and the cooking of a _chupatty_, grow from a runnel to a sister of the Jumna.

    Indian Tales

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