Definition of palanquin in English:
(In India and the East) a covered litter for one passenger, consisting of a large box carried on two horizontal poles by four or six bearers.
- There it was, a palanquin being carried by four men, all powerfully built and in immaculate robes of ivory colour.
- Outside there would be gorgeously caparisoned elephants and horses with rich housings, palanquins and teams of palanquin bearers, four in hand coaches, and subsequently Rolls Royces and Daimlers.
- In his songs, he has pointed towards a dream when he shall be carried in a palanquin.
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