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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.
The fire ripped through the former factory of post box firm Machan Engineering in Broad Street on June 23.
Now in its second year, the fund has chosen Paisley YMCA and the Machan Trust in Larkhall for this year's cash windfalls, as well giving young people from both groups the opportunity to gain work experience at Arnold Clark.
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Fittingly, the Yiddish phrase machan un tsimmes (literally, making a tsimmes) translates to "making a fuss" over something.
TANK -- Gunmen killed two motorcyclists and fled with their bikes on Saturday in Lakki Machan Khel, police sources said.
Now the franchise has confirmed that Matthew Hoggard will continue in his role, with Matt Machan completing the backroom staff.
Among those present at the function were PBB vice president Dr Annuar Rapa'ee, who is also Sarawak Education and Technological Research Assistant Minister, Machan assemblyman Allan Siden Gramong, and Bukit Goram assemblyman Jefferson Jamit Ijang.
SUSSEX batsman Matt Machan has been forced to retire from professional cricket at the age of 26 due to a wrist injury.
This discussion is developed further in Machan, Tibor R.
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.