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khud

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EtymologyEdit

From Hindi खड्ड (khaḍḍ).

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NounEdit

khud (plural khuds)

  1. (India) A ravine; a steep cleft in a hillside.
    • 1888, Rudyard Kipling, ‘The Education of Otis Yeere’, Under the Deodars, Folio Society 2005, p. 8:
      We are only little bits of dirt on the hillsides – here one day and blown down the khud the next.