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  • n. A kind of litter suspended from men's shoulders, for carrying persons or things; a palanquin.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A kind of litter suspended from men's shoulders, for carrying persons or things; a palanquin.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A kind of litter used in India and the neighboring countries, inferior to the palkee or palanquin, but also lighter, and used on long journeys.

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