Dahabeeah

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Dahabeeah da-ha-bē′a a Nile-boat with oars, one or two masts, and lateen sails
    • Dahabeeah Also Dahabi′eh, Dahabi′yeh
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Usage

In literature:

It was an impossible dream, like Vedrine's dahabeeah ending in a punt on the Loire.
"The Immortal" by Alphonse Daudet
All the same, I had a boy working on my dahabeeah last year who was an excellent fellow.
"Here and Hereafter" by Barry Pain
In this way no time is lost, and one can see as much in three weeks as in a dahabeeah in three months.
"From Egypt to Japan" by Henry M. Field
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