cutcherry

noun
cut·cher·ry
variants: or cutchery \(ˌ)kəˈcherē, ˈkəchərē \
plural -es

Definition of cutcherry 

India

: a public office for administrative or judicial business : courthouse also : any administrative office (as of a planter)

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History and Etymology for cutcherry

Hindi kacahrī, from kaca- (probably from Prakrit kacca, from Sanskrit k(rudot}tya) + -hri (probably from Prakrit ghara house, hearth); akin to Sanskrit kṛtyā act, action, karman act, work and to Sanskrit gharma heat

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