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
See that stately dromedary
As it walks along with pride
On its back there's two mosquitoes
Cheek to cheek and side by side.
"Mandalay 1" by Billy Bennett
Mr. Noel Coward
Was disillusioned and soured
By the lukewarm reception of his comedy
Introducing a real dromedary*
"Clerihew – Noel Coward" by Edmund Clerihew Bentley
Imagine a combination of a dromedary and a deer.
Todd Griffin and his son, Spencer, of Jonesboro, Ill. Ride a dromedary camel at Lazy L Safari Park .
Dromedaries hang in a street of the northwestern Malian city of Timbuktu on April 11, 2006.
We don't think of Australia as the home of camels , yet in the middle of this vast continent there are over a million feral dromedaries roaming around.
IF YOU were to draw the path of inflation in the typical big, rich economy over the past half century, your picture would look much like a dromedary's back: a low flat line in the 1960s.