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The purdah rustled, and the speech was cut short by the entry of a little thin woman, with big rings round her eyes.
UNDER THE DEODARSRUDYARD KIPLING
Purdah, pur′d, n. a curtain screening a chamber of state or the women's apartments: the seclusion itself.
In the huts there was scarce one piece of furniture, save perhaps a bed or a roll of matting or a ragged purdah.
This had produced a violent revulsion towards the purdah system and the idea of a matrimonial alliance with Gunter Lake.
She came on board to see us, but many precautions to preserve the purdah had to be taken.
THE LAST VOYAGELADY (ANNIE ALLNUTT) BRASSEY
The purdah is the curtain separating the women's apartments from the rest of the house.
THE NEW WORLD OF ISLAMLOTHROP STODDARD
Even in France, where they've been kept so strictly, the old law of Purdah has been more or less relaxed.
The girl had a strain of Hill blood in her, and, like the Hill women, was not a purdah nashin.
At the end of the room was a purdah or curtain, and behind it people were talking.
That translucent yet impassible purdah outrages our veracity.
THE PASSIONATE FRIENDSHERBERT GEORGE WELLS

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