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A young person.
- ‘Last spotted, he was at Scandal Point with two bachchas, eating fresh paneer cubes sprinkled with rock salt’
- ‘One fine day, he went out and bought them a whole new set - after all there were enough of the bachchas to make two teams so that they could play against each other.’
From Hindi baccā ‘child’.
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