chukker

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Borrowed from Hindi चक्कर (cakkar), from Sanskrit चक्र (cakra)

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chukker (plural chukkers)

  1. One of the six playing periods, each of 7½ minutes, of a game of polo.
    • 1924, EM Forster, A Passage to India, Penguin 2005, p. 52:
      ‘Let's have another chukker.’

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