Definitions

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

  • n. A coarse homespun cloth made in India.

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  • n. A coarse homespun cotton cloth from India.

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  • n. a coarse homespun cotton cloth made in India

Etymologies

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

Hindi khādar, probably ultimately of Dravidian origin; akin to Telugu kaṇḍuvā, upper garment.

Examples

  • In the past, khadi shawls were made from hand spun and hand woven "khaddar" of different weaves and textures in Punjab.

    KHADI SHAWL

  • We were not into "khaddar" those days but somehow, emotion got the better of us and we wore the homespun cloth.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • From being a rough 'khaddar', Khadi has transformed itself to become a high-end wardrobe-must, evolving into many varieties.

    NDTV News - Top Stories

  • The khaddar was then dyed in different colors and transformed into beautiful, multicolored shawls using the traditional phulkari embroidery.

    KHADI SHAWL

  • I was in a white khaddar kurta pyjama - my usual dress code for the evenings - a common sight in Bombay, anyway.

    ALL THINGS PAKISTAN

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