Definition of Charkha

1. Noun. (context: in India) A domestic spinning wheel, used mostly for spinning cotton ¹



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Definition of Charkha

1. a spinning wheel [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Charkha

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charity shot
charity stamp
charity stripe
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charivari
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charkha (current term)
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charleston

Literary usage of Charkha

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1. Publications by Folklore Society (Great Britain) (1902)
"The remedy is, to pass a charkha,or spinning-wheel, thrice round the mother, ... The charkha must be in perfect order. Dhai Sira OR " 2\ HEAD. ..."

2. The Land-systems of British India: Being a Manual of the Land-tenures and of by Baden Henry Baden-Powell (1892)
"They 1 In Sindh the area of land The term ' charkha'— the area irri- ' occupied ' is much larger than the gable by one wheel—denotes a com- area actually ..."

3. Thirty Years in India: Or. A Soldier's Reminiscences of Native and European by Henry Bevan (1839)
"Since the introduction of European thread, so superior in quality and cheap in price, scarcely a charkha is to be seen in the country. ..."

4. Thirty Years in India: Or. A Soldier's Reminiscences of Native and European by Henry Bevan (1839)
"Since the introduction of European thread, so superior in quality and cheap in price, scarcely a charkha is to be seen in the country. ..."

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