Lexicographical Neighbors of Palki
Literary usage of Palki
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. India: The Land and the People by James Caird (1884)
"In the evening, about ten, my secretary* and I started in " palki Dawk," which ... Four men at each palki took turn and turn about in carrying us at a trot, ..."
2. Eastern Experiences by Lewin Bentham Bowring (1871)
"palki DAWK. dwelling. After going through some ceremony here, we walked on to ... Four men at each palki took turn and turn about in carrying us at a trot, ..."
3. Bengal, Past & Present: Journal of the Calcutta Historical Society by Calcutta Historical Society (1907)
"(I would always describe the palki as the poor man's carriage). ... The palki gari was essentially a vehicle for family and zenana purposes, having blinds ..."
4. First Impressions and Studies from Nature in Hindostan: Embracing an Outline by Thomas Bacon (1837)
"... is one hundred and twenty-two miles, and this may be run over in a palki within thirty-five hours, if pursued without let or hindrance. ..."