Word usage examples
There was a mattress full length of the ekka, and a cover stretched over it on iron hoops.
The ekka followed, the pony loping to keep up, and if Jannath did not grow seasick from the pitching it must have been because he had been a sailor in a recent incarnation.
The priest in the ekka made nothing of the fact that Ommony did not look round or wait to see who followed.
The ekka wheels stuck between stones in a ford, and Ommony waited while driver and priest got down knee-deep in the muddy stream to lift the wheel clear.
Jannath had dispensed with the ekka now, lest the driver share his information, and was coming forward on foot.
Then he mounted his horse and set out to find the ekka and its driver--nearly lost both, for the dun believed Diana was a wolf and the driver agreed with her.
Once he made a jump for freedom, but Diana caught him, and Ommony threw him back into the ekka by the loincloth.
Room was discovered for the horses in a shed beside the granary, and the driver of the ekka was shut in there along with them.
They harnessed up the ekka, its driver backing the corn-fed dun between the shafts while Elsa held them up, and Ommony wrote a short note to Molyneux on a leaf of his memorandum-book.
Then with passengers inside, the ekka bumped down the brick steps, and the gate of the Home of Peace clanged shut behind them.