Definition of Dhuti
1. dhoti [n -S] - See also: dhoti
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dhuti
Literary usage of Dhuti
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Statistical Account of Bengal by William Wilson Hunter, Herbert Hope Risley, Hermann Michael Kisch (1877)
"Widows are prohibited the use of ornaments of any kind. The ordinary dress of a well-to-do shopkeeper is also a dhuti. In public, or on any special occasion ..."
2. Speeches by Raja Rājendralāla Mitra (1892)
"Whether the Parsis ever took to the dhuti and subseqently gave it up, ... I have heard, however, that old Parsis in out-of-the way places use the dhuti, ..."
3. The Hindoos as They are: A Description of the Manners, Customs, and Inner by Ṣivachandra Vasu (1883)
"A simple dhuti and ... Even now, after the lapse of a century and a half, the Babus use their primitive dress at home, viz., a dhuti and an ..."
4. The Fortnightly Review (1881)
"In those that have the modesty not wholly to despise their national costume, you may see a frock or jacket peeping out from underneath the dhuti and ..."
5. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1880)
"The all-important day arrived when Govinda was wrapped in the dhuti, or cloth, ... of fried rice in a corner of his dhuti in case he should feel hungry. ..."