Durrie vs Dhurrie - What's the difference?

durrie | dhurrie |

As nouns the difference between durrie and dhurrie

is that durrie is (australia|slang) or durrie can be while dhurrie is a thick, flat-woven cotton indian rug or carpet.

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Etymology 1


(en noun)
  • (Australia, slang)
  • * 1998 , Phillip Gwynne, , unnumbered page,
  • ‘Deadly,’ she said, and passed me the durrie .
    I took a drag. Was she watching? No, thank goodness, she was looking down at the water again. I blew the smoke straight out, without taking it into my lungs.
    ‘Deadly,’ I said, and passed the durrie back to Clarence.

    Etymology 2


    (en noun)
  • dhurrie


    (en noun)
  • A thick, flat-woven cotton Indian rug or carpet.
  • *1997 , (Kiran Nagarkar), Cuckold , HarperCollins 2013, p. 359:
  • *:They were hospitable and loved company We sat on a dhurrie under the open sky.
  • *{{quote-news, year=2009, date=March 12, author=Julie Scelfo, title=The $300 Makeover: West Village Studio, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=Ms. Unger saw potential in objects that were stylish but in need of cleaning, so she took Ms. Rich’s cotton dhurrie home for a wash and spent half an hour scrubbing a flea market coffee table with Murphy Oil Soap. }}