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Shadoff

or Shadoof. A contrivance in Egypt for watering lands for the summer crops. It consists of a long rod weighted at one end, so as to raise the bucket attached by a rope to the other end.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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