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During meal-times, a large punkah is employed to diffuse an agreeable degree of coolness through the apartment.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
Even the private soldier Page 410in Singapore has a punkah pulled over his bed at night.
The carpenter has rigged up a punkah, and the men have improvised some double awnings.
In spite of the exertions of the punkah coolie, the billiard-room of the Occidental Hotel was like the furnace-doors of Sheol.The Beautiful White Devil|Guy Boothby
Inside, the droning whine of the punkah mocks him throughout the weary day, as it scarcely stirs the heated air.Life in an Indian Outpost|Gordon Casserly