Definition of gingal. Meaning of gingal. Synonyms of gingal

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Definition of gingal

gingal
Jingal Jin*gal", n. [Hind. jang[=a]l a swivel, a large musket.] A small portable piece of ordnance, mounted on a swivel. [Written also gingal and jingall.] [India]
Gingal
Gingal Gin*gal", n. See Jingal.

Meaning of gingal from wikipedia

- more common are mentions of the "swivel guns". In the Far East, a jingal, gingal or gingall (/ˈdʒɪnɡɔːl/), from Hindi janjal, was a type of large matchlock...
- experienced Qing units from the war with Britain. Chinese soldiers armed with a gingal during the First Opium War. Painting of a battle between Qing matchlock-armed...
- June 14, several hundred Boxers armed with swords, spears, and clumsy gingals attacked Seymour twice and killed five Italian soldiers. The Americans...
- innovation ? 19th century? Wall gun required a rest ? 16th–18th centuries? Gingal/wall gun it's big China/India 19th century Brown bess/musket British musket...
- Norfolk, they bred and trained dozens of top-flight thoroughbred racehorses. Gingal, Linacre, Merrylips, Demure and Sham Fight won 11 races in 1907. Other winners...
- Opium War: he was severely wounded in the left arm by a bullet fired from a gingal. He was mentioned in dispatches, promoted to commander on 26 February 1858...
- the Rowley Mile course for which the leading contenders appeared to be Gingal (runner-up in the Dewhurst Stakes) Bill of Play, Admiral Crichton, Beppo...
- Ridden by William Higgs she won from the colts Admirable Crichton and Gingal. The filly ended her season by winning the Free Handicap under top weight...
- June 1900, several hundred Boxers armed with swords, spears, and clumsy gingals attacked Seymour twice and killed five Italian sailors who had been acting...
- and halberds continued to be used alongside the western weaponry. Chinese gingal guns firing m****ive s**** were used accurately, and inflicted severe wounds...
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