Definition of Mahmals
1. mahmal [n] - See also: mahmal
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mahmals
Literary usage of Mahmals
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Pilgrimage to Nejd, the Cradle of the Arab Race: A Visit to the Court of by Anne Blunt (1881)
"The better class of pilgrims, and of course all the women except the very poor, travel in mahmals or litters—panniers, of which a camel carries two—covered ..."
2. A Pilgrimage to Nejd, the Cradle of the Arab Race: A Visit to the Court of by Anne Blunt (1881)
"The camels chosen for the mahmals are strong and even-paced ; and some of these double panniers are fitted up with a certain care and elegance, ..."
3. The Manners & Customs of the Modern Egyptians by Edward William Lane (1908)
"Mohammad is the Prophet of guidance. Boy. "The mahmals journey to him."2 M. "The guide peace be on him." B. " He will prosper who blesseth him. ..."
4. Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to El-Madinah and Meccah by Richard Francis Burton (1856)
"Close to the plain we saw the place where the Egyptian and Damascus mahmals stand during the sermon; and descending the wall that surrounds Arafat by a ..."
5. Travels in Arabia by Bayard Taylor, Thomas Stevens (1892)
"... the bright mahmals and the gilt knobs of the grander pavilions; whilst, on the southern and western sides, the tents of the vulgar crowded the ground, ..."