Entry from British & World English dictionary
A respectful title for a nobleman and landowner: Brigadier Thakur Jabar Singh
More example sentences
- Om Puri is the tyrannical thakur while Dutt is a low-caste labour in the thakur's farm.
- But the prize comment comes from Mahesh Panpalia: ‘Tomorrow if a thakur offers me water from the same pitcher, I'd be so stunned I wouldn't know what to do.’
From Hindi ṭhākur 'lord', from Sanskrit ṭhakkura 'chief, lord'.
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