Definition of kesh in English:

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Pronunciation: /keɪʃ/
(also kes)


[mass noun]
The uncut hair and beard worn as one of the five distinguishing signs of the Sikh Khalsa.
Example sentences
  • They discussed the challenges of racism, such as Sikhs not being allowed to serve in the police force/armed forces of the U.S. while wearing a turban and keeping their kesh.
  • It is not to say that you have less love and devotion for Sikhism or are less religious than the majorihv who keep their kesh.
  • Because of their Kesh, Sikh men wear their hair tied up in a bun and hidden by a turban.


From Punjabi keś.

Words that rhyme with kesh

crèche, flèche

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