Definition of Charpai
1. charpoy [n -S] - See also: charpoy
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Charpai
Literary usage of Charpai
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Forests of Upper India and Their Inhabitants by Thomas W. Webber (1902)
"At night the sides were taken from the tent to let a breath of heated air pass across the charpai, for it could not be placed out in the jungle. ..."
2. Life in the mission, the camp and the zenáná; or, Six years in India by Colin Mackenzie (1854)
"A man carried the Granth (their sacred book) wrapped in a white cloth, on a small charpai, upon his head, the Granthi gravely following it with a ..."
3. Life and Work in India: An Account of the Conditions, Methods, Difficulties by Robert Stewart (1896)
"Once when some zenana workers were seated on a charpai by the side of which was a heap of straw, talking with a woman, who seemed much interested, ..."
4. India's Women: The Magazine of the Church of England Zenana Missionary Society by Church of England Zenana Missionary Society (1888)
"Resisting the too familiar advances of a baby buffalo tied to a post near by, we sat down on a charpai. The duty was done at last, so we all drew together ..."
5. Panjabi Sketches, by Two Friends (1899)
"Miss Gray sat down on the charpai near which Bibi Bhag Dei, the quiet and depressed daughter-in-law of the house, was sitting spinning. ..."