the traditional garment of Muslim and Hindu women, consisting of a long, usually black or drab-colored cloth or veil that envelops the body from head to foot and covers all or part of the face.
a variant spelling of chuddar
“cloth worn as a shawl by Muslim women,” from Persian chadar “tent, mantle, scarf, veil, sheet, table-cloth.”
noun a shroud which covers the body from head to foot, usually worn by females in Islamic countries
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