/beuh haw"door, -hah"-/, n. (often cap.)
a title of respect commonly affixed to the names of European officers in Indian documents or used in ceremonious mention by Indians: Jonas Sahib Bahadur.
[1770-80; < Hindi bahadur brave, brave person < Pers, prob. < Mongolian; cf. Classical Mongolian bagatur, with same sense < Turkic, perh. orig. a Turkic personal name]

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