Origin of shadoof
Examples from the Web for shadoof
Historical Examples of shadoof
One of the most common sights along the Nile is the shadoof.Birdseye Views of Far Lands
James T. Nichols
This is the shadoof, the same which was used in the time of Moses.From Egypt to Japan
Henry M. Field
The shadoof is used on small farms, and the sakieh is more often used for larger farms and plantations.
The man who works the shadoof stands near the water's edge, below the slender arm of the balance.
Drawing water with the aid of the shadoof is said to be very hard work, especially in so hot a country as Egypt.