hamaul
Hamal Ha*mal" (h[.a]*m[aum]l"), n. [Written also {hammal}, {hummaul}, {hamaul}, {khamal}, etc.] [Turk. & Ar. hamm[=a]l, fr. Ar. hamala to carry.] In Turkey and other Oriental countries, a porter or burden bearer; specif., in Western India, a palanquin bearer. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Hamal — Ha*mal (h[.a]*m[aum]l ), n. [Written also {hammal}, {hummaul}, {hamaul}, {khamal}, etc.] [Turk. & Ar. hamm[=a]l, fr. Ar. hamala to carry.] In Turkey and other Oriental countries, a porter or burden bearer; specif., in Western India, a palanquin… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hammal — Hamal Ha*mal (h[.a]*m[aum]l ), n. [Written also {hammal}, {hummaul}, {hamaul}, {khamal}, etc.] [Turk. & Ar. hamm[=a]l, fr. Ar. hamala to carry.] In Turkey and other Oriental countries, a porter or burden bearer; specif., in Western India, a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hummaul — Hamal Ha*mal (h[.a]*m[aum]l ), n. [Written also {hammal}, {hummaul}, {hamaul}, {khamal}, etc.] [Turk. & Ar. hamm[=a]l, fr. Ar. hamala to carry.] In Turkey and other Oriental countries, a porter or burden bearer; specif., in Western India, a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • khamal — Hamal Ha*mal (h[.a]*m[aum]l ), n. [Written also {hammal}, {hummaul}, {hamaul}, {khamal}, etc.] [Turk. & Ar. hamm[=a]l, fr. Ar. hamala to carry.] In Turkey and other Oriental countries, a porter or burden bearer; specif., in Western India, a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hamal — [həmôl′hə mäl′, həmôl′] n. [Ar hammāl < ḥamala, to carry] in the Middle East, a porter: also hamaul [həmôl′] …   English World dictionary

  • ha|mal — «huh MAHL, ML», noun. a Turkish or Oriental porter. Also, hamaul, hammal, hummaul. ╂[< Arabic hammāl (partly through Turkish hamal)] …   Useful english dictionary

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