Gingal
Gingal \Gin*gal"\, n. See {Jingal}. [1913 Webster]

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  • gingal — Jingal Jin*gal , n. [Hind. jang[=a]l a swivel, a large musket.] A small portable piece of ordnance, mounted on a swivel. [Written also {gingal} and {jingall}.] [India] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gingal — The gingal was an enormous musket, usually fired from a wall, used by the Chinese and Indians in the 19th century.cite book last = Perrett first = Bryan title = Gunboat! year = 2000 publisher= Cassel Co isbn = 0 304 35670 0 pages = pp. 39 …   Wikipedia

  • gingal — /jin gawl/, n. jingal. Also, gingall. * * * …   Universalium

  • gingal — /jin gawl/, n. jingal. Also, gingall …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jingal — Jin*gal , n. [Hind. jang[=a]l a swivel, a large musket.] A small portable piece of ordnance, mounted on a swivel. [Written also {gingal} and {jingall}.] [India] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jingall — Jingal Jin*gal , n. [Hind. jang[=a]l a swivel, a large musket.] A small portable piece of ordnance, mounted on a swivel. [Written also {gingal} and {jingall}.] [India] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • jingal — /jin gawl/, n. a large musket fired from a rest, often mounted on a carriage: formerly used in India, China, etc. Also, gingal, gingall. [1810 20; < Hindi janjal, var. of JANJAR] * * * …   Universalium

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