Definition of Jacal

1. n. In Mexico and the southwestern United States, a kind of plastered house or hut, usually made by planting poles or timber in the ground, filling in between them with screen work or wickerwork, and daubing one or both sides with mud or adobe mortar; also, this method of construction.



Definition of Jacal

1. Noun. a wattle-and-mud hut common in Mexico and the south-western US ¹

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Definition of Jacal

1. a hut [n -ES or -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jacal

jabirus
jaboncillo
jaborandi
jaborandis
jaborine
jaborosalactol
jabot
jaboticaba
jaboticaba tree
jaboticabas
jabots
jabroni
jabs
jabuticaba
jabuticabas
jacal (current term)
jacales
jacals
jacamar
jacamars
jacana
jacanas
jacaranda
jacarandas
jacare
jacares
jacchus
jacchuses
jacconet
jacconets

Literary usage of Jacal

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1. The Real America in Romance by Edwin Markham (1910)
"In each wicked intrigue by which he tore his wretched A MEXICAN jacal country, he was able to gain the sincere support of honest men against every evidence ..."

2. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1884)
"2697 Sun Antonio 2722 jacal cle Don Tomas Gonzalez Vil- ... 0317 Water hole nearest jacal,. . . 61107 Minor summit on range (road to ..."

3. Sketches from "Texas Siftings". by Alexander Edwin Sweet, John Armoy Knox (1882)
"A jacal is a den hardly fit for a jackal to live in. ... There is an opening in the side of the jacal, used for the entrance and exit of the inhabitants. ..."

4. Geological & Mineral Studies in Nuevo Leon and Coahuila, Mexico: A Paper by Persifor Frazer (1884)
"1747 jacal d. San Isidro del Portrero, . 1822 Mouth of Portrero Canon, . ... 6317 Water hole nearest jacal,. . . 6367 Minor summit on range (road to ..."

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