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chowkidar

\Chow-Kidaar\
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Definition

Watchman or sentry is commonly called a Chowkidar

Usage

Complaining to Police after a neighbourhood theft near Ajmal's house:

Ajmal to policeman: Chora aake pure barthana leke gaye. Chowkidar Mak-Oda sora tha!

(Theives stole all the cooking vessels. Chowkidar 8%%## was sleeping).

Added 2011-07-20 by Impolitika

Root

Hindi

Region

North India

Categories

People

Related Terms

Gorkha

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