keep purdah

Definition of keep purdah

  1. :  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

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to take notice of by appropriate conduct :  fulfill: such as

    :  to be faithful to

    :  to act fittingly in relation to

  1. :  custody, charge

    :  maintenance

    :  one that keeps or protects: such as

  1. :  seclusion of women from public observation among Muslims and some Hindus especially in India

    :  a state of seclusion or concealment

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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