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fielda fielda

\peel-da peel-da\
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Definition

In Punjabi desas, when there was no toilet at home, this is where everyone did their morning business. The women, up before dawn so they could go in the dark, the men later, all carrying their little brass jugs of water for the clean up after.

Usage

The ghori mem, visiting the village of her Punjabi groom for the first time, was shocked to discover there was no toilet at home. Her new relatives directed her to the fielda fielda, to which the entire village happily followed her.
Added 2011-08-19 by madu madu

Root

Punjabi

Region

Punjab

Related Terms

sussu, Kakoos