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  1. khadi, khaddarnoun

    a coarse homespun cotton cloth made in India


  1. khadi

    Khadi is a hand-spun and hand-woven cloth, predominantly originating from India. Made from cotton, it sometimes also contains silk or wool. Khadi played a pivotal role in India's independence movement as a symbol of resistance against British colonial rule. Today, it is regarded as a versatile, breathable fabric with a distinct texture and richness. Its production generates rural employment in parts of India.


  1. Khādī

    Khādī or Khaddar is a term for handspun and hand-woven cloth in India and Pakistan. The raw materials may be cotton, silk, or wool, which are spun into threads on a spinning wheel called a charkha. It is a versatile fabric, cool in summer and warm in winter. However, being a cruder form of material, it wrinkles much faster than other preparations of cotton. In order to improve the look, khādī/khaddar is often starched to give it a stiffer shape. It is widely accepted in fashion circles.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of khadi in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of khadi in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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    a textile machine for weaving yarn into a textile
    A transpire
    B cleave
    C loom
    D embellish

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