Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Variant of hamal.

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  • n. alternative form of hamal, an oriental porter

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Examples

  • Transteverin is the man of the faubourgs, its hammal is the market-porter, its lazzarone is the pegre, its cockney is the native of Ghent.

    Les Miserables

  • Its majo is called "faraud," its Transteverin is the man of the faubourgs, its hammal is the market-porter, its lazzarone is the pegre, its cockney is the native of Ghent.

    Les Miserables, Volume III, Marius

  • Its majo is called "faraud," its Transteverin is the man of the faubourgs, its hammal is the market-porter, its lazzarone is the pegre, its cockney is the native of

    Les Misérables

  • For Hameedudin Qazi - a hammal who is pulling the handcart for last thirty-five years, it is the poverty that does not give him a day's off even on Republic Day.

    Countercurrents.org

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