Definition of Punji

1. Noun. A sharpened bamboo stick set in the ground to wound or impale enemy soldiers ¹



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Definition of Punji

1. a sharp bamboo stake placed and concealed so as to impale an enemy [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Punji

punishes
punishing
punishingly
punishment
punishments
punisht
punition
punitions
punitive
punitive damages
punitively
punitiveness
punitivenesses
punitorily
punitory
punji (current term)
punji sticks
punjis
punk music
punk rock
punk rocker
punk rockers
punk zine
punk zines
punka
punkabilly
punkah

Literary usage of Punji

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1. Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal by Asiatic Society of Bengal (1832)
"... punji. (Extract from a letter to the Surveyor General of India, from Dr. W. Rhodes. ... punji, for May, ..."

2. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by Sir William Wilson Hunter (1885)
"The administrative head-quarters of the District were removed to Shillong in 1864, and Cherra punji was abandoned. The station, which lies to the south of ..."

3. A Statistical Account of Assam by William Wilson Hunter (1879)
"... punji is enormous, varying between 300 and 500 inches per annum. The heaviest fall is in the months of June and July. As much as 30 inches has been ..."

4. A Handbook for Travellers in India, Burma, and Ceylon: Including the by John Murray (Firm) (1903)
"The nature of the rain can be understood by the fact that the average yearly fall measured at Cherra- punji from 1877 to 1881 was 463 in ..."

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