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Curry vs. Madras

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Currynoun

One of a family of dishes originating from South Asian cuisine, flavoured by a spiced sauce.

Madrasnoun

A brightly colored cotton fabric with a checked or striped pattern.

Currynoun

A spiced sauce or relish, especially one flavoured with curry powder.

Madrasnoun

A large handkerchief of this fabric, worn on the head in the West Indies.

Currynoun

Curry powder.

Madrasnoun

A large silk-and-cotton kerchief, usually of bright colors, such as those often used by negroes for turbans.

‘A black woman in blue cotton gown, red-and-yellow madras turban . . . crouched against the wall.’;

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Curryverb

(transitive) To cook or season with curry powder.

Madrasnoun

A light patterned cotton fabric.

Curryverb

(transitive) To groom (a horse); to dress or rub down a horse with a curry comb.

Madrasnoun

a state in southeastern India on the Bay of Bengal (south of Andhra Pradesh); formerly Madras

Curryverb

(transitive) To dress (leather) after it is tanned by beating, rubbing, scraping and colouring.

Madrasnoun

a city in Tamil Nadu on the Bay of Bengal; formerly Madras

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Curryverb

(transitive) To beat, thrash; to drub.

Madrasnoun

a light patterned cotton cloth

Curryverb

(transitive) To try to win or gain (favour) by flattering.

Madrasnoun

former name (until 1995) for Chennai

Curryverb

To perform currying upon.

Madrasnoun

former name (until 1968) for the state of Tamil Nadu

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Curryverb

To scurry; to ride or run hastily

Curryverb

To cover (a distance); (of a projectile) to traverse (its range).

Curryverb

To hurry.

Curryverb

To dress or prepare for use by a process of scraping, cleansing, beating, smoothing, and coloring; - said of leather.

Curryverb

To dress the hair or coat of (a horse, ox, or the like) with a currycomb and brush; to comb, as a horse, in order to make clean.

‘Your short horse is soon curried.’;

Curryverb

To beat or bruise; to drub; - said of persons.

‘I have seen him curry a fellow's carcass handsomely.’;

Curryverb

To flavor or cook with curry.

Currynoun

A kind of sauce much used in India, containing garlic, pepper, ginger, and other strong spices.

Currynoun

A stew of fowl, fish, or game, cooked with curry.

Currynoun

(East Indian cookery) a pungent dish of vegetables or meats flavored with curry powder and usually eaten with rice

Curryverb

season with a mixture of spices; typical of Indian cooking

Curryverb

treat by incorporating fat;

‘curry tanned leather’;

Curryverb

give a neat appearance to;

‘groom the dogs’; ‘dress the horses’;

Curry

Curry is a variety of dishes originating in the Indian subcontinent. It uses a combination of spices or herbs, usually including ground turmeric, cumin, coriander, ginger, and fresh or dried chilies.

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