shadoof

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A shadoof in Kom Ombo, Egypt.

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EtymologyEdit

Egyptian Arabic شادوف (shādūf).

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NounEdit

shadoof (plural shadoofs)

  1. A device used to gather water, consisting of a pivoted stick with a bucket on the end of it.

SynonymsEdit

  • (water-lifting device): dhenkli, picottah, counterpoise-lift, swape

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Last modified on 8 December 2013, at 14:55