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What is "Patka" - Definition & Explanation

A girdle or kamarband, worn usually over payjama (q.v.), and often very sumptuous and decorative. PESHWAZ Long gown-like dress, consisting essentially of a choli (q.v.) worn rather high to which a front-opening skirt is attached.
A piece of cloth which fits snugly over the kesh, worn by boys and sportsmen.

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