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Definition of Hammal
1. hamal [n -S] - See also: hamal
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Literary usage of Hammal
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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 ..."