Definition of "kraals" []

  • A hut village in southern Africa, esp one surrounded by a stockade (noun)
  • An enclosure for livestock (noun)
  • Denoting or relating to the tribal aspects of the Black African way of life (adjective)
  • To enclose (livestock) in a kraal (verb)
  • Plural form of kraal. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "kraals" in a sentence
  • "Their system of government is somewhat patriarchal; and they live in "kraals," or villages, consisting of bee-hive shaped huts, arranged in circular form."
  • "For this purpose are built several enclosures with high walls, -- "kraals," as they are called, -- a word of the same signification as the Spanish "corral," and I fancy introduced into Africa by the"
  • "One of the most amazing things to me is that all of the cows and goats in the village leaving their kraals every day at dawn, go out into the bush to feed and return back to their kraals at sundown."