keep purdah

idiom

: to follow the custom among Muslims and some Hindus in which women stay separate from men or keep their faces and bodies covered when they are near men

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“Keep purdah.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/keep%20purdah. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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