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  • n. Plural form of shaduf.


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  • And then three "shadufs," one above the other, creak together, lowering and raising their great scarabaeus 'horns to the rhythm of the same song.

    Egypt (La Mort de Philae)

  • In northwestern Nigeria, for example, farmers use shadufs with buckets to raise water from hand-dug wells to water dry-season gardens,28 and they are used extensively in Egypt to water small gardens of vegetables and fruit trees along the canals.

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  • All along the banks of the Nile this movement of the antennae of the shadufs is to be seen.

    Egypt (La Mort de Philae)

  • The shadufs follow one another sometimes as far as the eye can see.

    Egypt (La Mort de Philae)


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