gaddi

noun gad·di
variants: or

gadi

Definition of gaddi

plural

-s

  1. 1 India a :  a cushion especially for a throne b :  throne the succession to the gaddi was not in all cases hereditary — White Paper on Indian States succeeded to the gaddi in 1899 — Statesman's Year Book

  2. 2 India :  a high ruling position helping the smaller ones of his tribe into ministerial gaddisWeekly Observer

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Origin and Etymology of gaddi

Hindi gaddī


Gaddi

noun gad·di \"\

Definition of Gaddi

plural

Gaddi

or

Gaddis

  1. 1 :  a low-caste chiefly shepherd people in Kashmir

  2. 2 :  a member of the Gaddi people

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