- a palanquin; sedan chair.
Origin of palki
First recorded in 1670–80, palki is from the Hindi word pālkī
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Examples from the Web for palki
And then he bade the men lift the palki with its fair burden and follow him.
His resolution fixed, he climbed down the tree and crept to the palki.
After some time, word was brought in that a palki was approaching.
The palki rested on uneven ground and the blow made it rock.
Once in the famine time a stranger in a palki reached a planter's bungalow in an outlying district, and sent in his card.Camps, Quarters and Casual Places