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Caste - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Caste' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Caste [ n.]
- One of the hereditary classes into which the Hindoos are divided according to the laws of Brahmanism.
- A separate and fixed order or class of persons in society who chiefly hold intercourse among themselves.

Meaning of 'Caste' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . caste [ n]
Meaning (1):
- social status or position conferred by a system based on class
Example in sentence:
  • lose caste by doing work beneath one's station