chador chador

Definition(s):

  • (n) a cloth used as a head covering (and veil and shawl) by Muslim and Hindu women

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Usage(s):

  1. We have nothing against the chador; we are only against compulsion.
  2. As it happened, the chador produced the most dramatic moment of the interview.
  3. To break the chains locking the embassy's gates, a female student was given a pair of metal cutters that she could hide beneath her chador.

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Quotes

  1. (As Fred Kaplan of Slate writes: "Put the shoe on the other foot. Let's say some Muslim leader wanted to improve Americans' image of Islam. It's doubtful that he would send as his emissary a woman in a black chador who had spent no time in the...
    on Oct 3, 2005 By: Fred Kaplan Source: Asia Times Online

  2. "She became more Muslim than Muslim," said Mrs Degauque. "When she first converted, she wore a simple veil. That was not so far from normal, even if it is strange for a Belgian. But with her last husband she wore a chador [Islamic dress...
    on Dec 1, 2005 By: Muriel Degauque Source: BBC News

  3. From this perspective of Western Superiority, the very famous Italian journalist Oriana Fallaci wrote brilliant observations such as the following: "If in some countries the women are so stupid as to accept the chador and even the veil, so much the...
    on Nov 14, 2006 By: Oriana Fallaci Source: Monthly Review

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