Definition of Hammal

1. Noun. alternative form of hamal, an oriental porter ¹



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Definition of Hammal

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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hammal

hamfistedness
hamhanded
hamhandedly
hamhandedness
hamiform
hamilton period
haming
haminura
hamite
hamlet
hamleted
hamlets
hamlike
hammada
hammadas
hammal (current term)
hammals
hammam
hammams
hamman-rich syndrome
hamman sign
hammarite
hammed
hammed up
hammer
hammer-on
hammer-ons
hammer and sickle
hammer and tongs
hammer dulcimer

Literary usage of Hammal

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1. First Footsteps in East Africa, Or, An Exploration of Harar by Richard Francis Burton, John Hanning Speke, William C. Barker (1894)
"In vain I objected that the token had been given when a previous trip was intended, and that the hammal must not be disappointed : Jami replied that once an ..."

2. The Life of Captain Sir Richd F. Burton by Isabel Burton (1893)
"sententiously quoth the hammal, with a Burleigh nod. ... asked the hammal, with the air goguenard, meaning that from the calamity of Prankish obstinacy ..."

3. First Footsteps in East Africa; Or, An Exploration of Härar by Richard Francis Burton, John Hanning Speke, William C. Barker (1856)
"Unwilling to diminish the scanty store, the hammal and I but dipped our hands ... After supper,, a dispute arose between the hammal and one of the Habr Tul ..."

4. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1896)
"... of the Commander of the Faithful, Harun al-Rashid, a man named Sindbad the hammal [Porter], one in poor case, who bore burdens on his head for hire. ..."

5. The Gentleman's Magazine (1872)
"... for fear of losing sight of the hammal, bearing my luggage on his back as he wended his way through a maze of narrow irregular paths, apparently leading ..."

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