Definition of Hamal

1. n. In Turkey and other Oriental countries, a porter or burden bearer; specif., in Western India, a palanquin bearer.



Definition of Hamal

1. Proper noun. (star): An orange giant and the brightest star in the constellation Aries; alpha (?) Arietis. ¹

2. Noun. a porter in Turkey and other oriental countries. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hamal

1. a porter in eastern countries [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hamal

ham e-mail
ham hock
ham it up
ham radio
ham sandwich
ham up
hamachi
hamada
hamadas
hamadryad
hamadryades
hamadryads
hamadryas
hamadryases
hamal
hamals
hamamelid dicot family
hamamelid dicot genus
hamamelis
hamamelises
hamamelose
hamana-hamana-hamana
hamantasch
hamantaschen
hamantash
hamantashen
hamartia
hamartias
hamartoblastoma

Literary usage of Hamal

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1. In the Palaces of the Sultan by Anna Bowman Dodd (1903)
"We were presently plunged into the A Hamal— A Turkish Porter Turkish quarters of the town. Once again, as in Stamboul, the amazing, the stupendous, ..."

2. Behind the Bungalow by Edward Hamilton Aitken (1911)
"THE Hamal, HE Earned is a creature which gets up very early in the morning, before anyone is out of bed, and opens the doors and windows with as much noise ..."

3. Star Lore of All Ages: A Collection of Myths, Legends, and Facts Concerning by William Tyler Olcott (1911)
"The natal gem of Aries is the bloodstone, the symbol of good luck; the natal flower, the violet; the metal, iron. Alpha Arietis was called "Hamal" or ..."

4. Visits to Monasteries in the Levant by Robert Curzon (1881)
""Why," says the hamal, " your friend says you have got the plague, ... I don't care," said the stout hamal (not slackening his pace or the ropes with which ..."

5. Turkey by James Baker (1877)
"To my astonishment it was placed upon the back of one hamal, and on the top of it a heavy portmanteau ! I thought of the Society for the Prevention of ..."

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