cut cheries


[kuh-cher-ee, kuhch-uh-ree]
noun, plural cutcherries.
(in India) a public administrative or judicial office.
any administrative office.
Also, cutchery.

1600–10; < Hindi kacērī, variant of kacahrī audience house, courthouse, office Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
cutcherry or cutchery (ˈkʌtʃərɪ)
n , pl -cherries, -cheries
(formerly, in India) government offices and law courts collectively
[C17: from Hindi Kachachrī]
cutchery or cutchery
[C17: from Hindi Kachachrī]

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