Definition of Palki

1. a palanquin (a carried passenger-box) [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Palki

palisade layer
palisade parenchyma
palisaded
palisades
palisading
palisadings
palisado
palisadoderm
palisadoderms
palish
palissander
palissy
palivizumab
palkee
palkees
palki (current term)
palkis
pall
pall-mall
palla
palladacycle
palladacycles
palladacyclic
palladate
palladates
palladation
palladia
palladic
palladiferous
palladio-

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. ..."

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