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Jat

 (jät)
n.
A member of a peasant caste residing in the Punjab and other areas of northern India and Pakistan, comprising Muslim, Hindu, and Sikh groups.

[Hindi jāṭ, from Middle Indic *jaṭṭa-; probably akin to Sanskrit Jartikaḥ, name of a tribe.]
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Jat

(dʒɑːt)
n, pl Jat or Jats
(Peoples) a member of an Indo-European people widely dispersed throughout N India
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Jat

(dʒɑt, dʒɔt)

n.
a member of an agricultural caste or cluster of castes of the Punjab, Haryana, and adjacent parts of NW India and Pakistan.
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Noun1.Jat - a member of an Indo-European people widely scattered throughout the northwest of the Indian subcontinent and consisting of Muslims and Hindus and SikhsJat - a member of an Indo-European people widely scattered throughout the northwest of the Indian subcontinent and consisting of Muslims and Hindus and Sikhs
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
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King of my fields,' -this to the small son - 'let us show these holy men that we Jats of Jullundur can pay a service .
'The Jats are called quarrel-some, but that is not true.
'We Jats are all buffaloes,' said the Kamboh, softening anew.
'They are all most holy and - most greedy,' said the Jat with bitterness.
Three years ago he would have made prompt profit on the situation and gone his way without a thought; but now, the very respect the Jat paid him proved that he was a man.
'Do not forget the child,' cried the importunate Jat over his shoulder, and then bellowed in Punjabi; 'O Holy One - O disciple of the Holy One - O Gods above all the Worlds -behold affliction sitting at the gate!' That cry is so common in Benares that the passers never turned their heads.
Hardly had the tall figure shown in the doorway than the Jat ran before him, and, lifting up the child, cried: 'Look upon this, Holy One; and if the Gods will, he lives - he lives!'
Wait here,' said the lama, and he sat down by the Jat upon the lowest step of the temple, while Kim, looking out of the corner of his eyes, slowly opened the little betel-box.
'But the price - the price,' said the Jat, and threw back his sturdy shoulders.
The Jat burst into a roar of laughter, stifled with apologies to the lama.
Does he go afoot, for the sake of past sins?' the Jat demanded cautiously.
my children, the Mugger knows--the Mugger knows--and my Malwah Jats are a good people!"