duftery

noun duf·tery
variants: or duftry \ˈdəft(ə)rē\

Definition of duftery

plural -es
India
:a servant in an office whose duty is to dust and bind records, rule paper, make envelopes :office boy

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Origin and Etymology of duftery

Hindi daftarī record keeper, office keeper, from Persian, from daftar book, record


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