palanquin

covered litter or sedan chair, usually carried by four or six men

Palanquin

• (n.) An inclosed carriage or litter, commonly about eight feet long, four feet wide, and four feet high, borne on the shoulders of men by means of two projecting poles, -- used in India, China, etc., for the conveyance of a single person from place to place.
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palanquin

palankeen noun a closed litter carried on the shoulders of four bearers
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Palanquin

Pal`an·quin' noun [ French palanquin , Portuguese palanquim , Javan. palangki , OJavan. palangkan , through Prakrit from Sanskrit parya...ka , palya...ka , bed, couch; pari around (akin to E. prefix peri- ) + a...ka a hook, flank, prob...
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Palanquin

A palanquin or palki was a kind of litter used in India for the conveyance of travellers. It was a wooden, rectangular box with movable sides and was large enough to allow the passenger to sit or lie down. It was carried by four bearers, by means of two poles passed through rings attached to the
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palanquin

An inclosed carriage or litter, commonly about eight feet long, four feet wide, and four feet high, borne on the shoulders of men by means of two projecting poles, used in India, China, etc, for the conveyance of a single person from place to place. ... Alternative forms: palankeen. ... Origin: F. Palanquin, Pg. Palanquim, Javan. Palangki, OJavan. ...
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palanquin

light litter for one passenger
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palanquin

[n] - a closed litter carried on the shoulders of four bearers
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