The journey across the desert tract was performed on donkeys, the luggage being carried on camels or dromedaries.
"Great African Travellers" by W.H.G. Kingston
Possibly you take me for a dromedary; but you are wrong.
"Comic History of the United States" by Bill Nye
The maribout stopped his dromedary at the tent of the emir Hadjy, who commanded the caravan.
"The Pacha of Many Tales" by Frederick Marryat
A bridal pageant on the back of dromedaries!
"The Wedding Ring" by T. De Witt Talmage
There are no dromedaries nor camels; nor are horses, asses, or mules met with on Borneo (the former are seen at Sulo).
"The Expedition to Borneo of H.M.S. Dido" by Henry Keppel
They are called dromedaries, a word that means swift-runner.
"Wealth of the World's Waste Places and Oceania" by Jewett Castello Gilson
The Dromedary, or Arabian camel, is altogether more widely distributed, and better known to the world.
"Quadrupeds, What They Are and Where Found" by Mayne Reid
Long rows of dromedaries loaded with luggage were moving stately forward.
"Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 459" by Various
They tied the hands of the unfortunate prince, however, and bound him securely upon a dromedary.
"The Oriental Story Book" by Wilhelm Hauff
Some time afterwards he met in an oasis the Dromedary, who had realised at the turn of the market and was now trying to cover his shorts.
"Humour of the North" by Lawrence J. Burpee
The other was a dromedary.
"A Collection of Stories, Reviews and Essays" by Willa Cather
My dromedary was one of the tallest, and the seat of the saddle was 6 feet 6 above the ground.
"Heads and Tales" by Various
He kept a herd of dromedaries; he gained his victories by the rapidity of his marches.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 9" by Various
A very serviceable animal, suitable either for draught purposes or for running, results from a cross between the dromedary and camel.
"The Caravan Route between Egypt and Syria" by Ludwig Salvator
Dromedaries, alone or grouped in circles, kneeling under their burdens, stretch out their long legs on the sand, motionless in the burning sun.
"The Works of Theophile Gautier, Volume 5" by Theophile Gautier
The pastures become alive with sheep and goats and dromedaries.
"Foot-prints of Travel" by Maturin M. Ballou
As we progressed through this attractive region the pastures became alive with sheep, goats, many camels, and some dromedaries.
"Due West" by Maturin Murray Ballou
Dr. K. was the elephant; Mrs. K., dromedary; Miss Adams, antelope; and H. More, rhinoceros.
"The Wit of Women" by Kate Sanborn
DROMEDARY, selection of, ii.
"The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication, Volume II (of 2)" by Charles Darwin
What with calls on his private skill, and appeals to his public zeal, Dr. Sevier was always loaded like a dromedary.
"Dr. Sevier" by George W. Cable