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Definition

term given to a big well built man. Comes from the Indian sport of pehlwani or Indian wrestling.

Usage

That pehlwan Fazal belted Shree Kumar with a badminton racket for saying bad things about his uncle.
Added 2012-11-30 by porkipaya

Root

Hindi

Region

All India

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Dishoom Dishoom

Yes there is one Josephite on this team:) And he has only one thing to say: Josephites are dynamites! See our entry for St Joseph's. Glad you are on the site.

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In-shirt guru

Logonathan...you a Josephite too? I'm batch of 95.

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Logonathan

I have the same question :)

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In-shirt guru

Dude, are you a Josephite?

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