hav·​il·​dar | \ ˈhavəlˌdär\
plural -s

Definition of havildar

: a noncommissioned officer in the Indian army corresponding to a sergeant

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First Known Use of havildar

1698, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for havildar

Hindi ḥawāldār, from Arabic ḥawāla charge + Persian dār having

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