a device consisting of a long, pivoted pole with a bucket on one end and a weight on the other, used in the Near East for raising water, esp. in irrigating land
Origin of shadoofArabic sh?d?f
A device consisting of a long suspended pole weighted at one end and having a bucket at the other end, used in the Near East and especially Egypt for raising water, as for the irrigation of land.
Origin of shadoofArabic šad&umacron;f.
- A device used to gather water, consisting of a pivoted stick with a bucket on the end of it.
Egyptian Arabic Ø´Ø§Ø¯ÙˆÙ (shÄdÅ«f).