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Definition of Palanquin

Palanquin
Palanquin Pal`an*quin", n. [F. palanquin, Pg. palanquim, Javan. palangki, OJavan. palangkan, through Prakrit fr. Skr. parya?ka, palya?ka, bed, couch; pari around (akin to E. pref. peri-) + a?ka a hook, flank, probably akin to E. angle fishing tackle. Cf. Palkee.] An inclosed carriage or litter, commonly about eight feet long, four feet wide, and four feet high, borne on the shoulders of men by means of two projecting poles, -- used in India, China, etc., for the conveyance of a single person from place to place. [Written also palankeen.]

Meaning of Palanquin from wikipedia

- (ancient Rome), kiệu (Vietnam, 轎), sedan chair (Britain), litera (Spain), palanquin (France, India), jiao (China, 轎), liteira (Portugal), wo (วอ, Chinese...
- Coward of the County (Atlantic, 1999) African Force (2001) African Force: Palanquin's Pole (2006) Why? (2014) Blind Faith discography Blind Faith (Polydor...
- figurative palanquin connected with the totem of its owner is a special kind of litter used in the Greater Accra Region in Ghana. These palanquins called...
- community found in north east India and Bangladesh. They are a community of palanquin bearers and agriculturists, and are Muslim converts from the Hindu Kahar...
- Thondup, now 4 years old, riding with his brother Lobsang in a special palanquin carried by two mules, two years after being discovered. As soon as they...
- pumpkin in the palace grounds. After this, weapons are carried in a golden palanquin to the Bhuvaneshwari temple for worship. The tradition of the festival...
- really a sub-division of the Gangimakkalu Kabbēras, who were originally palanquin-bearers, but, now that these vehicles have gone out of fashion, are emplo****...
- Yase worked as handymen or palanquin-bearers for people of the temple complex of Enryaku-ji, in Ōtsu. The guild of palanquin bearers was started in 1092...
- The Emperor Aurangzeb Carried on a Palanquin...
- between the palace and the temple although sometimes she was carried by palanquin. Her horses included Sarangi, Pavan and Baadal; according to historians...
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