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khaddar

[kah-der] /ˈkɑ dər/
noun
1.
a handloomed plain-weave cotton fabric produced in India.
Also, khadi
[kah-dee] /ˈkɑ di/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of khaddar
1920-1925
1920-25; < Hindi khādar
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  • Only I would not give the wearer of the khaddar more than his due.

    The Wheel of Fortune Mahatma Gandhi
  • In that case the husband is expected to hawk the khaddar from door to door and popularise it.

    The Wheel of Fortune Mahatma Gandhi
  • Lastly the popularising of khaddar means much care, devotion and labour.

    The Wheel of Fortune Mahatma Gandhi
  • I ask my countrymen in what way is it possible for khaddar to lead us to Swaraj?

    Freedom Through Disobedience C. R. (Chittaranjan) Das
  • She says she feels uncomfortable in her muslin saris and is content to wear her khaddar saris even in the hot weather.

    The Wheel of Fortune Mahatma Gandhi
  • The use of khaddar represents nothing more than a most practical recognition of the greatest economic necessity of the country.

    The Wheel of Fortune Mahatma Gandhi
  • As I have already said, I am opposed to the manufacture of khaddar on a commercial basis.

    Freedom Through Disobedience C. R. (Chittaranjan) Das
  • And if a Government spy wore it to deceive people, I would welcome his use of khaddar as so much economic gain to the country.

    The Wheel of Fortune Mahatma Gandhi
  • Her khaddar saris continue to preach true Swadeshi more eloquently than her tongue.

    The Wheel of Fortune Mahatma Gandhi
  • I now come to the question of khaddar which I regard as one of the most important questions before us.

    Freedom Through Disobedience C. R. (Chittaranjan) Das
British Dictionary definitions for khaddar

khaddar

/ˈkɑːdə/
noun
1.
a cotton cloth of plain weave, produced in India
Word Origin
from Hindi khādar
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