What is a Chuddar or Chador Scarf?

What is a Chuddar or Chador Scarf?

Chador

Courtesy Collins Dictionary.com

Definitions for ” Chador”
noun

a variant spelling of chuddar
chuddar or chudder or chuddah or chador.

Definitions
noun

A large shawl or veil worn by Muslim or Hindu women that covers them from head to foot.

Word Origin
From Hindi caddar, from Persian chaddar

Example Sentences Including ‘chador’

Many even style the obligatory frock so as to set them apart from those who opt for the black chador.
INDEPENDENT (1999)

Mehri, wrapped in a black chador and weeping at her brother’s grave, does not want the right to date or to watch Western movies.
GLOBE AND MAIL (2003)

The women of the city were mere wraiths, hidden behind veils and the all-enveloping chador or burka.

Ben Macintyre JOSIAH THE GREAT: THE TRUE STORY OF THE MAN WHO WOULD BE KING (2004)

To enter my father’s childhood mosque, I had to wear a chador over the top of my usual headscarf and trenchcoat.
TIMES, SUNDAY TIMES (2002)

Zahra, a middle-aged woman in a chador , is sitting with three family members in the back of a ute.
NEW ZEALAND HERALD (2003)

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