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  • n. Plural form of kraal.


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  • Their system of government is somewhat patriarchal; and they live in "kraals," or villages, consisting of bee-hive shaped huts, arranged in circular form.

    Robert Moffat The Missionary Hero of Kuruman

  • For this purpose are built several enclosures with high walls, -- "kraals," as they are called, -- a word of the same signification as the Spanish "corral," and I fancy introduced into Africa by the

    Popular Adventure Tales

  • One of the most amazing things to me is that all of the cows and goats in the village leaving their kraals every day at dawn, go out into the bush to feed and return back to their kraals at sundown.

    Logistics of Life « Lntaylor’s Weblog

  • Perhaps the veldkornets could not be bothered to collect all the information the state requested, or perhaps they simply did not see houses and kraals they thought merited notation.

    Belongings: Property, Family, and Identity in Colonial South Africa

  • The "Register" also asks for details about dwelling places and kraals.

    Belongings: Property, Family, and Identity in Colonial South Africa

  • There is some rock art of the Khoi-San bushmen who once lived there and the ruined kraals of later Sotho and Tswana cultures.

    Vredefort Dome, South Africa

  • Allowed to graze on the savannah during the day, at night cattle are kept in natural branch kraals with brutal thorns to discourage predators.

    Photo Journeys: Brent Stirton

  • "What makes it worse, is that many emerging farmers suffer a total loss of stock - kraals are literally emptied."

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Seventy percent of the cases of cattle predation that I documented involved cattle that were left out in the park overnight rather than returned to their protected kraals.

    The Elephant's Secret Sense

  • Lets we overstep his fire defences and these kraals of slitsucked marrogbones.

    Finnegans Wake


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