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Shaduf



noun
1.
shadoof.
noun
1.
a device used in Egypt and other Eastern countries for raising water, especially for irrigation, consisting of a long suspended rod with a bucket at one end and a weight at the other.
noun
1.
a variant spelling of shadoof
noun
1.
a mechanism for raising water, consisting of a pivoted pole with a bucket at one end and a counterweight at the other, esp as used in Egypt and the Near East

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