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cha·dor

 (chä-dôr′)
n.
A long, loose cloak worn over other garments by Muslim women, especially in Iran and South Asia, consisting of a semicircular piece of cloth draped over the hair and shoulders to cover the body while leaving the face uncovered or partially concealed.

[Persian čādor, from Middle Persian, of unknown origin.]
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chador

(ˈtʃʌdə)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) a variant spelling of chuddar
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chad•or

or chad•ar

(ˈtʃʌd ər)

n.
a long, usu. black cloth or veil worn by Muslim women to cover the head and face.
[1605–15; < Hindi < Persian chaddar, chādur veil]
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chador

A loose robe of dark material worn by some Muslim women, covering the body from head to foot as well as most of the face.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chador - a cloth used as a head covering (and veil and shawl) by Muslim and Hindu womenchador - a cloth used as a head covering (and veil and shawl) by Muslim and Hindu women
head covering, veil - a garment that covers the head and face
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Translations
chador
چادر
čador
csador
chador
chador
čador
çador
چادر

chador

[ˈtʃʌdəʳ] Nchador m
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chador

nTschador m
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The caption read: Students dressed in long ghagras and wrapped around by white chaddars are being taught by their Eurasian (mixed race) looking teacher dressed in a smart late-Victorian attire.
Similarly, the makeshift bazaars having stalls of ready made garments, digital and electronic appliances, artificial jewellery, 'Chaddars', flowers wreaths and garlands and sweets are also under preparations along with roadsides leading towards the mausoleum of Hazrat Lal Shahbaz Qalandar.
A randomized controlled trial of insecticide-treated bednets and chaddars or top sheets, and residual spraying of interior rooms for the prevention of cutaneous leishmaniasis in Kabul, Afghanistan.
Voluminous kalidars, angharkas, and peshwases were paired with magnificent farshi ghararas, lenghas, izars, and chooridaars that were complimented with richly worked dupattas and chaddars.
The well to do devotees hiring the houses from local residents on rent while the others who brought tents with them have started setting up the tents at the open places in the town.Similarly, the makeshift bazaars having stalls of readymade garments, digital and electronic appliances, artificial jewellery, Chaddars, flowers wreaths and garlands and sweets are also under preparations along with roadsides leading towards the mausoleum of Hazrat Lal Shahbaz Qalandar.
"There was a time when felt rugs, cloaks, chaddars and pillows were common in most Turkish homes.