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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A large fan consisting of a frame covered with canvas that is suspended from the ceiling.

Usage examples (32)
  • Adjective : punkah ropes
  • In British India they used to have natives called punkah wallahs, who would pull on ropes that swung a large ceiling fan.
  • A punkah is kept constantly going.
  • The latter did the honours of the place and showed us the only 'punkah' at that time known to the West African coast. for more
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