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Definition of "cutcha" [cutcha]

  • In British India, temporary, makeshift, inferior, etc.: opposed to pucka (Hind. vakkā, pukka, ripe, cooked, mature), which implies stability or superiority: as, a cutcha roof; a cutcha seam in a coat.
  • A weak kind of lime used in inferior buildings. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "cutcha" in a sentence
  • "In February it is again manured and ploughed four or five times, and just before the sets are planted, some dung, four cart-loads to each cutcha beegah of low land, and five cart-loads to high land, are added."
  • "In Zilla, North Mooradabad, 4,200 sets, each eight inches long, are inserted upon each cutcha beegah of low land, and 5,250 upon high land."
  • "Near Rajahmundry, about 400 cuttings are planted on a cutcha beegah"