kraal kraal


  1. (n) a village of huts for native Africans in southern Africa; usually surrounded by a stockade
  2. (n) a pen for livestock in southern Africa


  1. The guests left their weapons outside the kraal with their women children.
  2. In the British Crown Colony of Kenya, while 3,000 coal-black tribesmen, huddled in a kraal, watched in awe, a goat was slowly beaten to death and buried alongside a virgin ewe.
  3. Chanke insisted that he lived in a Transvaal kraal, had a right to work in Johannesburg.
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