चेलम् 1 A garment; कुसुम्भारुणं चारु चेलं वसाना Jagannātha. -2 (At the end of comp.) Bad, wicked, vile; भार्याचेलम् 'a bad wife.' -Comp. -आशकः a moth. -क्नोपम् ind. So as to wet the clothes (rain) P. III.4.33. -गङ्गा N. of a river near Gokarṇa. -चीरा a piece torn off from a garment; विपन्नं गलमुद्बध्य दृढया चेलचीरया Rāj. T.4.574. -निर्णेजकः, -प्रक्षालकः a washerman; श्ववतां शौण्डिकानां च चेलनिर्णेजकस्य च Ms.4.216.
noun (neuter) a bad garment (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
badly clothed (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
dressed in dirty or tattered garments (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
rag (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
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