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Wednesday Word: Jezail

Jezails - noun.

Here's a perfectly cromulent word to zoom ahead on Scrabble or Words With Friends. A jezail or jezzail is a Pashtun word and name for a handmade, long-barrelled gun once popular with Pashtun tribes.


Mir Alam of Kohistan region in Afghanistan.jpg
By Lieutenant James Rattray - The British Library, Public Domain, Link


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