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1. A chador.
2. A cotton shawl traditionally worn in India by men and women.

[Hindi caddar and Urdu čaddar, both from Persian čaddar, variant of čādor, čādar; see chador.]
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(Clothing & Fashion) a large shawl or veil worn by Muslim or Hindu women that covers them from head to foot
[from Hindi caddar, from Persian chaddar]
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Noun1.chuddar - a cloth used as a head covering (and veil and shawl) by Muslim and Hindu womenchuddar - 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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[ˈtʃʌdəʳ] Nchador m
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She slightly bows her head covered with embroidered chuddar as a sign of respect when male visitors enter her office.
Also the milk processing and packing companies especially NestlACopyright (MilkPak) Kinas (Haleeb) Chuddar Industries collect milk from rural areas chill and transport it to Lahore for processing and packing.
The driver, Majid Nadeem accepted his fault, in the court proceedings of District and sessions judge, Muhammad Iqbal Chuddar on Saturday, over the plea that the car went out of his control, causing loss of five precious lives.