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palki

or pal·kee

[pahl-kee]
noun Indian English.
  1. a palanquin; sedan chair.
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Origin of palki

First recorded in 1670–80, palki is from the Hindi word pālkī
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Historical Examples of palki

  • 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.