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durzi

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EtymologyEdit

From Hindi, Urdu درزی (darzi, tailor), from Persian درزی (darzi, tailor).

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durzi (plural durzis)

  1. (India) A tailor, especially a personal one.
    • 1997, Kiran Nagarkar, Cuckold, HarperCollins 2013, p. 43:
      Two darzees attended upon the Maharaj Kumar to make last minute adjustments and fittings.
    • 2011, Linda Holeman, The Linnet Bird:
      I wanted to instruct the durzi that all my dresses must have a neckline that covered my scar.