Noun(1) a large fan consisting of a frame covered with canvas that is suspended from the ceiling; used in India for circulating air in a room
(1) I so want to be oiled by a nice clean punkah wallah.(2) the punkah wallah fell asleep over his task(3) There was a pause during which I seemed to hear the regular gentle swish of the punkah and the steady buzzing of the cicadas in the sandalwood trees.(4) I could tell it was her because of the punkah wallah holding a large sign bearing the words ‘Tessa Jowell IS HERE’.(5) A retired punkah staggers from one pulley to the other.(6) Back in town, among the most distinctive digs are the Hotel Sofitel Central, a palatial, seafront pavilion of louvres, punkah fans and armies of gardeners.(7) An ideally positioned bar and lounge under an open-thatch roof is cooled by the silent swish of punkahs , and decorated in harmonious green, cream and ebony.(8) You can imagine yourself in a stifling ballroom in Calcutta, full of feverish gaiety, while punkahs languidly stir the air.(9) Aware of the famous punkahs at Brisbane's Tattersalls Club, Addison's punkahs - his first - also form part of a strategy of passive environmental control.
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