There was the same absence of punkah, the same glaring light, and succession of half-cooked clammy dishes.
The absence of a punkah, a necessity to which he was accustomed, was also a trial.
Inside, the droning whine of the punkah mocks him throughout the weary day, as it scarcely stirs the heated air.
He discovered, too, that it was a good thing to lie in the wave of air under the punkah.
The punkah, too, flapped incessant, and only made the lamp gutter.
The punkah, a necessary appendage of every house, is worthy of description.
There was a punkah hanging from the ceiling, but it stood at rest.
Overhead, the punkah swung slowly, stirring the scented air.
The carpenter has rigged up a punkah, and the men have improvised some double awnings.
A flying stone struck the boom of the punkah, and thumped on the table.