Definition of Dhurries

1. Noun. (plural of dhurrie) ¹



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Definition of Dhurries

1. dhurrie [n] - See also: dhurrie

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dhurries

dhootie
dhooties
dhootis
dhoti
dhotis
dhourra
dhourras
dhow
dhows
dhrupad
dhurna
dhurnas
dhurra
dhurras
dhurrie
dhurries (current term)
dhuti
dhutis
dhyana
di(2-chloroethyl)sulfide
di-
di-amelia
di-iodotyrosine
di-pimethane rearrangement
di di mau
di ex machina
di ex machinis
dia-
diabase

Literary usage of Dhurries

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1. The Gentleman's Magazine (1897)
"... dainty room it was—spread with striped dhurries and hung with Indian muslin. On one Christmas night, after the neighbouring sa/zeb logue bad been ..."

2. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1902)
"A much greater development of design by stripes alone is in the cotton dhurries of India. The aba may indeed be further adorned by very simple embroidery in ..."

3. The English Illustrated Magazine (1907)
"We sat in native fashion squat upon the silk dhurries that lay upon the marble floor. We formed three-fourths of a circle, the centre of which the dancers ..."

4. Rugs, Oriental and Occidental, Antique and Modern: A Handbook for Ready by Rosa Belle Holt (1901)
"The Dhurrie (Durrie) is a strong, well-made rug of cotton, often in stripes of blue, brown, or grey, with narrow yellow and red lines. Some dhurries ..."

5. Indian Life in Town and Country by Herbert Compton (1904)
"And when the camp is pitched under a shady mango tofte, or grove of trees, the dhurries or carpets laid, the ingenious collapsible furniture arrayed in its ..."

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