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  • At length, footsore, weary, with eyes scorched by the blinding glare of the sun on the bare sand, and with lips cracked and tongues swollen with thirst, we staggered out of the dunes into a wide pan covered with bush and sprinkled with big trees huge cameel-doorn of thick verdant foliage, which gave the whole expanse a park-like appearance.

    A Rip Van Winkle Of The Kalahari Seven Tales of South-West Africa

  • Their principal food is the foliage of these trees; and one species of mimosa -- the _camel-doorn_

    Quadrupeds, What They Are and Where Found A Book of Zoology for Boys

  • But surest of all, on the top of a tall _cameel-doorn_ tree, he next observed the brilliant plumage of a parrot.

    Popular Adventure Tales

  • The great heat would be more likely than anything else to send the elephant to his favourite sleeping-place under the cool shady cover of the cameel-doorn.

    Popular Adventure Tales

  • There were some "cameel-doorn" trees, with their shady umbrella-like tops.

    Popular Adventure Tales

  • Along the way, little groves of the _cameel-doorn_ were occasionally seen; but, for all this, no camelopards.

    The Giraffe Hunters

  • They were told that within one day's journey to the west, there was a large forest of _cameel-doorn_, where giraffes were often seen, and they determined to pay this forest a visit.

    The Giraffe Hunters

  • The day after their arrival on the borders of the _cameel-doorn_ forest,

    The Giraffe Hunters

  • As soon as he was gone, the others tied Congo to a tree, and then seating themselves under the shade of the _cameel-doorn_, they proceeded to amuse themselves with a game of cards.

    The Giraffe Hunters

  • It was a fire kindled under the shadow of some _cameel-doorn_ trees, as if for the bivouac of hunters.

    The Giraffe Hunters

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