Shadoof meaning

shä-do͝of
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.
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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.
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A device used to gather water, consisting of a pivoted stick with a bucket on the end of it.
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Origin of shadoof

  • Arabic šādūf

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Egyptian Arabic شادوف (shādÅ«f).

    From Wiktionary