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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“Cutcherry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cutcherry. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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