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A large medieval fast-sailing galley or cutter.

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  • The two queens (if I may call them so, of whom one had been and one hoped to be of that estate), Joan and Bereng√®re, went in a great ship which they call a dromond, a...
  • Craft danced on its blueness, everything from bumboats shaped like basins to a freighter under sail and a naval dromond with oars in parade-ground step.
  • Venetian dromond was to other merchant-ships as the dromedary to other camels.
  • Look you, my son --- this Crusade, as you call your wild enterprise, is like a large dromond parting
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