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Origin of shadoof
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One of the most common sights along the Nile is the shadoof.Birdseye Views of Far Lands|James T. Nichols
The men working at the 21 shadoof on the river brink have only a strip of cloth around their loins.From Egypt to Japan|Henry M. Field
Drawing water with the aid of the shadoof is said to be very hard work, especially in so hot a country as Egypt.Chatterbox, 1906|Various
The shadoof is used on small farms, and the sakieh is more often used for larger farms and plantations.
Here we began to see small herds of brown buffaloes, and peasants plying the irrigating buckets of the shadoof.Due West|Maturin Murray Ballou