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

  • n. Variant of sari.

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  • n. Archaic form of sari.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The principal garment of a Hindoo woman. It consists of a long piece of cloth, which is wrapped round the middle of the body, a portion being arranged to hang down in front, and the remainder passed across the bosom over the left shoulder.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See sari.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a dress worn primarily by Hindu women; consists of several yards of light material that is draped around the body


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  • They wind a long strip of white muslin (called a saree) round their bodies, and fold it over their heads like a veil, and then they are full dressed, except their ornaments, and with these they load themselves; glass rings of different colors on their arms, silver rings on their fingers and toes, and gold rings in their ears, and a gold ring in their nose.

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  • The edited version is the six-yard-long saree, which is neater, more easy to handle and formal.

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  • Besides the 'saree', there was also a 'cholee' on the body.

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