Choltry

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Choltry A Hindoo caravansary.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n choltry In southern India, a large shed used as a village hall or assembly.
    • n choltry A khan or caravansary for the resting of travelers, usually consisting of a square court surrounded by low buildings. In some choltries provisions are sold, and in others distributed gratis, especially to Brahmans and religious mendicants.
    • n choltry A pillared colonnade.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Choltry chōl′tri a khan or caravansary for travellers: a shed used as a place of assembly
    • Choltry Also Choul′try
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