Definition of Jampan

1. Noun. A kind of sedan chair used in India.

Generic synonyms: Sedan, Sedan Chair



Definition of Jampan

1. an Indian sedan chair [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jampan

jammiest
jammily
jamminess
jamming
jammings
jammy
jammy Arab
jamo
jamokes
jamp
jampack
jampacked
jampacking
jampacks
jampan (current term)
jampanee
jampanees
jampani
jampanis
jampans
jampot
jampots
jams
jamón ibérico
jan
jandal
jandals
jane
janes

Literary usage of Jampan

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1. Up Among the Pandies: Or, A Year's Service in India by Vivian Dering Majendie (1859)
"This little village lies at the foot of the hills; and here again your mode of conveyance is changed, and you enter a "jampan :" a barbarous machine, ..."

2. The Occult World by Alfred Percy Sinnett (1886)
"When the cushion was agreed to, my wife was told to put it under her rug, and she did this with her own hands, inside her jampan. It may have been there ..."

3. The Bengal Law Reports of Decisions of the High Court at Fort William Civil by Great Britain Privy Council. Judicial Committee, Bengal (India). Board of Revenue, Bengal (India). Supreme Council (1884)
"There is the evidence of a jampan bearer to th/) effect thab on three occasions he, together with other bearers (it appears there would be four bearers of ..."

4. The Law Reports : Supplemental Indian Appeals: Being Cases in the Privy by Herbert Cowell (1880)
"bearers of the jampan), took Mrs Gordon to Lord William Hay's ... bearers and the jampan remained outside, visible to all persons who might be passing, ..."

5. Judgments of the Privy Council on Appeals from India by David Sutherland (1880)
"There is the evidence of a jampan bearer to the effect that, on three occasions, he, together with other bearers (it appears there would be four bearers of ..."

6. The Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia: Commercial by Edward Balfour (1885)
"The larger ash and yew are much esteemed for jampan poles, hefts, ... It is valued for jampan poles, ploughs, platters, spinning- wheels, etc., ..."

7. The Law Reports. Privy Council Appeals: Cases Heard and Determined by the by Herbert Cowell, Edmund F. Moore, Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords (1873)
"There is the evidence of a jampan Bearer to the effect, that on three occasions he, together with other Bearers (it appears there would be four Bearers of ..."

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