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Definition(s):

  • (n) a short riding boot that fastens with a buckle at the side

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Usage(s):

  1. Written by Nicole Ronsard, 35-ish, an attractive Frenchwoman, the book speaks directly to women who worry about having dimpled flesh, "jodhpur thighs," "saddlebag buttocks" and .
  2. Escorted to the White House by Vice President Richard Nixon, Nehru, dressed in his customary achkan, high-buttoned coat and salwars (jodhpur-like trousers), jauntily shook hands .
  3. But you can't get much more horse country than the Michael Kors Fall 2001 collection, the epitome of the much discussed "equestrian look": tight, jodhpur-inspired stretch pants .

News

  • A Sweet Scent Made for an Indian Princess

    British fragrance house Penhaligon's had to travel to Jodhpur, India, for its newest perfume creation, Vaara, because that's what you do when a perfume is commissioned by a maharaja. While official titles and privileges no longer exist, Gaj Singh II (once called His Highness Maharaja) still wanted to commemorate the ... More »        
    on August 9, 2013     Source: New York Magazine

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Quotes

  1. "A warrant has been apparently issued and as per advice from my lawyers, I am going to Jodhpur to surrender. Nobody has told me to get there but I am going there as a responsible citizen who abides by the law," Khan told the media in Mumbai.
    on Aug 25, 2007 By: Salman Khan Source: Hindu

  2. "If you are combining different styles, there are bound to be influences but the roots remain intact. Jodhpur RIFF has got the balance just right," Jagger said.
    on Sep 17, 2008 By: Mick Jagger Source: Thaindian.com (blog)

  3. A statement issued by Hilton said that "the decision has been appealed before Rajasthan High Court's Jodhpur Bench."
    on Jun 20, 2010 By: Conrad Hilton Source: Press Trust of India

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