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[krahl] /krɑl/

an enclosure for cattle and other domestic animals in southern Africa.
a village of the native peoples of South Africa, usually surrounded by a stockade or the like and often having a central space for livestock.
such a village as a social unit.
an enclosure where wild animals are exhibited, as in a zoo.
verb (used with object)
to shut up in a krall, as cattle.
a hut village in southern Africa, esp one surrounded by a stockade
an enclosure for livestock
denoting or relating to the tribal aspects of the Black African way of life
(transitive) to enclose (livestock) in a kraal

“village, pen, enclosure,” 1731, South African, from colonial Dutch kraal, from Portuguese curral (see corral).


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