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jacal


jacal


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jacal  \Ja*cal"\,  n.  [Amer.  Sp.,  fr  Mex.  xacalli.] 
  In  Mexico  and  the  south  western  United  States,  a  kind  of 
  plastered  house  or  hut,  usually  made  by  planting  poles  or 
  timber  in  the  geound,  filling  in  between  them  with  screen 
  work  or  wickerwork,  and  daubing  one  or  both  sides  with  mud  or 
  adobe  mortar;  also  this  method  of  construction. 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  JACAL 
 
  {JAffer's  Canonical  ALgebra}