or gin·gal, gin·gall
- a large musket fired from a rest, often mounted on a carriage: formerly used in India, China, etc.
Origin of jingal
1810–20; < Hindi janjāl, variant of janjār
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Examples from the Web for jingal
The jingal, for instance, is a delightful weapon at that range.
Every jingal, musket, and rifle in the jong was then loosed off in any and every direction.The Unveiling of Lhasa
"Say, I fancy I see a bunch of 'em just beyond the jingal," said Buck.Jack Haydon's Quest
But with the pressure upon the trigger the barrel of the Chinese jingal deviated slightly in the same direction.An Iceland Fisherman
But normally, in the latter stages of its flight, the jingal bullet lets you know it is coming.