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char·poy

 (chär′poi′)
n.
A bed consisting of a wooden frame strung with interlaced cords or webbing, used chiefly in South Asia.

[Hindi cārpāī and Urdu čārpā'ī, both from Persian cār-pāy, bedstead : cār-, four (from Old Iranian cathru-, four; see kwetwer- in Indo-European roots) + pāy, foot (from Middle Persian pāy); see ped- in Indo-European roots.]

charpoy

(ˈtʃɑːpɔɪ) or

charpai

n
(Furniture) a bedstead of woven webbing or hemp stretched on a wooden frame on four legs, common in India
[C19: from Urdu cārpāī]

char•poy

(ˈtʃɑrˈpɔɪ)

also char•pai

(-ˈpaɪ)

n., pl. -poys also -pais.
a light bedstead used in India.
[1835–45; < Urdu chārpāi < Persian]
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