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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A lateen-rigged sailing vessel used by Arabs.

Usage examples (32)
  • A dhow is a traditional Arab trading craft usually limited in size to about 40-100 feet and motor or sail powered.
  • The MoD confirmed two suspected pirates were killed by British crew members after the crew of a locally built "dhow" fired at them on Tuesday.
  • OTHER: Wood is used for dhow ribs and building poles.
  • MCKENZIE: After days at sea, the dhow slips in before dawn. for more
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