Definitions

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  • n. a scarf worn by Sikh men

Etymologies

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Examples

  • He was endowed with Bishan Bedi-type wiles – only because he wore a patka – when he ran through the Pakistan middle order at his most productive venue, Old Trafford, in 2006.

    Monty Panesar sets out in search of his old self at Sussex

  • The clubs have strict rules against headgear associated with gangs, and apparently his patka resembled the banned do-rag.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • In Carlsbad, California, 22-year old Dave Bindra has filed a religious discrimination complaint after he was denied entry to two night clubs because he was wearing a patka, a tighter fitting version of the traditional Sikh turban.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • On June 3, Jagmohan Singh Premi was punched in the face after a student intentionally attempted to remove his patka at the Richmond Hill high school.

    The Times of India

  • The camera man is seen running towards me and the intensity and pace with which his camera clearly hits my head and it was not like just a touch, it hit me hard on my head and patka, "Harbhajan said.

    Bhajji denies hitting cameraman

  • "I am very particular of being touched and hit at my head or my patka.

    Bhajji denies hitting cameraman

  • The cameraman is seen running towards me and the intensity and pace with which his camera clearly hits my head and it was not like just a touch, it hit me hard on my head and patka, "Harbhajan wrote in his bigadda blog.

    The Times of India

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