Definition of khud in English:


(also khad)


  • (in India) a deep ravine or chasm.

    ‘the town needs a bridge over the khud’
    • ‘He was washed away when he slipped on the bank of the khud.’
    • ‘Three people were killed when a utility vehicle fell into a khud at Lakhu Ghati, near Theog, today.’
    • ‘This khud is also the main source of water supply for the town and its adjoining areas.’
    • ‘I fell about 4 metres down the khud, and spent the night in this place.’
    • ‘The state government has yet to think of having a new bridge over the khud.’
    gorge, abyss, canyon, ravine, gully, gulf, pass, defile, couloir, crevasse, cleft, rift, rent
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Mid 19th century: from Hindi ḵaḍ.