Definition of Gingall

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of jingal) ¹



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Definition of Gingall

1. jingal [n -S] - See also: jingal

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gingall

gin mill
gin palace
gin palaces
gin pole
gin rickey
gin rummy
gin sling
gin up
ginas
ginchiest
ginep
ging
gingal
gingall (current term)
gingalls
gingals
gingave
ginge
gingeley
gingeleys
gingeli
gingelies
gingelis
gingelli
gingellies
gingellis
gingelly
gingely

Literary usage of Gingall

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Medical Missionary in China: A Narrative of Twenty Years' Experience by William Lockhart (1861)
"CHINESE ARMS; THE gingall; FIRE-BALLS J FIRE-POTS AND STINK-POTS; ROCKETS. SEVERAL cases of diseased ancle-bones in girls were brought to the hospital at ..."

2. Five Months on the Yang-Tsze: And Notices of the Present Rebellions in China by Thomas Wright Blakiston (1862)
"Then he mounted on a stool and poured the powder in at the muzzle ; the gingall was thumped on the ground, and, with a long bamboo, which served as a ramrod ..."

3. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1901)
"The 'HED' does not record this meaning of the word grasshopper, and the earliest instance of gingall that it (as also Yule in 'Hobson- Jobson ') gives is ..."

4. Narrative of the Earl of Elgin's Mission to China and Japan in the Years by Laurence Oliphant (1859)
"... barbed as arrows, thudded about, and fizzed for a moment in the grass, and the grasshopper buzz of a gingall ball was occasionally audible. ..."

5. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1860)
"More than twenty boats now came alongside the bank of the southern fort, and the barbarians, having landed in a body, formed outside the trench; our gingall ..."

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