from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See chamar.

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  • noun Alternative spelling of chamar.


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  • The spirit of religious exclusiveness prevails here as well as in other places; and the colonel mentions his having been once an eyewitness of some rough treatment received by a _chumar_, or leather-dresser, (one of the lowest castes,) at the hands of some high caste sepoys, who were highly indignant that so mean a carcass should presume to defile the holy ground!

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 55, No. 341, March, 1844 Various


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