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machan

(məˈtʃɑːn)
n
(Hunting) (in India) a raised platform used in tiger hunting
[C19: from Hindi]
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It was a dark night when Hathi and his three sons slipped down from the Jungle, and broke off the poles of the machans with their trunks; they fell as a snapped stalk of hemlock in bloom falls, and the men that tumbled from them heard the deep gurgling of the elephants in their ears.
SUSSEX batsman Matt Machan has been forced to retire from professional cricket at the age of 26 due to a wrist injury.
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A The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with Machan Express owner Ajay Bhatia city centre newsagent whose shop was ransacked by looters was forced to close less than two years after the attacks.
Tymal Mills first over consisted of ten deliveries and included seven no balls and a wide but he finished it by inducing Mark Wallace (0) to drive his slower delivery to extra cover and give Matt Machan the first of five catches, a new county record in the competition.
SCOREBOARD SUSSEX v GLAMORGAN At Hove: No result GLAMORGAN innings D L Lloyd c Machan b Archer ?
It is considered normal to wade through crocodile and hippo-infested swamps, without the aid of a flashlight in the morning on the way to the machan.
Edited by Krishna Kandarpa, Lindsay Machan, and Janette D.
Sibanda needed medical attention after the incident and was clearly affected as he clipped Alasdair Evans to deep square leg where Matt Machan was waiting in the next over.
But Sussex star Matt Machan will return after missing the qualifiers and director of cricket Andy Tennant admitted: "Who drops out will be one of the big talking points.
Machan Engineering were the only foundry in the UK to make the traditional cast-iron pillar boxes.