Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

The Best Internet Slang

palki

or palkee

[pahl-kee] /ˈpɑl ki/
noun, Indian English.
1.
a palanquin; sedan chair.
Origin of palki
1670-1680
First recorded in 1670-80, palki is from the Hindi word pālkī
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for palki
Historical Examples
  • And then he bade the men lift the palki with its fair burden and follow him.

    Barclay of the Guides Herbert Strang
  • His resolution fixed, he climbed down the tree and crept to the palki.

    Barclay of the Guides Herbert Strang
  • After some time, word was brought in that a palki was approaching.

    Bengal Dacoits and Tigers Maharanee Sunity Devee
  • The palki rested on uneven ground and the blow made it rock.

    Bengal Dacoits and Tigers Maharanee Sunity Devee
  • Once in the famine time a stranger in a palki reached a planter's bungalow in an outlying district, and sent in his card.

  • He closed the curtains of his palki with an angry gesture, as though the sight of them was displeasing to him.

    The Great Mogul

    Louis Tracy
  • The four bearers, encumbered with the palki, could not move at anything like the pace of the Guides.

    Barclay of the Guides Herbert Strang
  • Twelve bearers took turns in carrying the covered palanquin or palki in which she travelled.

    Bengal Dacoits and Tigers Maharanee Sunity Devee
  • Even in the dark the approach of a palki is made known by the rhythmic cries of the bearers.

    Bengal Dacoits and Tigers Maharanee Sunity Devee
  • The Inspector soon explained his necessity for a palki, and the rich man placed his at the disposal of the police officer.

    Bengal Dacoits and Tigers Maharanee Sunity Devee

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for palki

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for palki

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for palki