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Definition of the noun palanquin
What does palanquin mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: palanquins
- a closed litter carried on the shoulders of four bearers
Alternative definition of the noun palanquin
- A covered type of litter for a stretched-out passenger, carried on four poles on the shoulders of four or more bearers, as formerly used (also by colonials) in eastern Asia.
"Palanquin" is a musical album of Kevin Prosch.
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A Worldwide Study by Adenrele Awotona
The woman's palanquin is a material expression of Tuareg measures taken to ensure the safety and protection of women when traveling on camels' backs, as well as a symbolic expression of the woman's social status. This movable mini- tent ...
by JAMES MONTGOMERY
Coaches, chaises, and single- horse conveyances are much in vogue ; but the palanquin is the national, if not the natural, vehicle here, and throughout the peninsula. There is a palanquin-carriage, which consists of an ohlong hox, on four ...
Tartarian Tales (1785)
Or, a Thousand and One Quarters of Hours by Thomas-Simon Gueullette
* crue} * A palanquin is a sort of sedan used among 32 TART ARIAN TALEs.
Originally Published as ÒFrom Keel to TruckÓ by Captain Heinrich Paasch
Gross- Treisegel- Palanquin. Refftalje. » cross-jack— Palanquin de ris de lavoile barrée. Bagien-Refftalje; Bagiensegel-Refftalje. » fore— Palanquin de ris de la misaine.
by James G. Lochtefeld
Palanquin A palanquin is used to carry images of a temple's deity in ritual processions. further information see Fred Clothey, "Pilgrimage Centers in the Tamil Cultus of Murukan," in Journal of the American Academy of Religion, Vol. 40, No.
Chambers's Encyclopaedia (1889)
A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People, with Maps and Numerous Wood Engravings
PALANQUIN—. PALATE. PALATINATE— PALE. PALE— PALERMO. to the palace in March 1871 (see PARIS), when all the apartments occupied by Prince Napoleon were destroyed. The firemen and tliose who aided them, while forming into ...
by Day Otis Kellogg
PALANQUIN, an Indian vehicle corresponding somewhat to the Roman litter and the modern European sedan-chair, but, unlike the latter, used for long distances by travelers where railways or good carriage-roads do not exist. It is a wooden ...
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- Wedding Palanquin
For a traditional Chinese wedding.
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- Japanese Palanquin
San Antonio Museum of Art
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- Devil on an Palanquin
bourn forth by his government minions
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- Palanquin .........Those were the days
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- Palanquin to move coffin to the cave
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Quotes about Palanquin
barrow, buggy, curricle,
dolly, dray, gig, gurney,
handcart, palanquin, pushcart,
tilbury, truck, tumbrel, two-wheeler,
stop in there
there is this red wheelbarrow
and it looks like
a poem to me. (Ric S. Bastasa)
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Scrabble value of P3A1L1A1N1Q10U1I1N1
The value of this 9-letter word is 20 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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