jampan

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n jampan a kind of sedan chair used in India
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n jampan In the East Indies, a solid sedan-chair supported between two thick bamboo poles set crosswise and borne by four men.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Jampan jam′pan a sedan-chair borne on bamboo poles by four bearers
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Usage

In literature:

As soon as the jampan tilted they let go, and directly they saw you had gone over they ran away.
"Fifty-Two Stories For Girls" by Various
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