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  • n. Plural form of Koord.

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Examples

  • The tents of the Eliautes are small and inelegant as compared with the tents of well-to-do Koords, and the physique and general appearance of the Eliautes themselves is vastly inferior to the magnificent fellows that we found loafing about the headquarters of the Koordish sheikhs in

    Around the World on a Bicycle - Volume II From Teheran To Yokohama

  • The tents are of brownish-black goat-hair, similar in material to the tents of Koords and Eliautes; in size and structure they are larger and finer than those of the Eliautes, but inferior to the splendid tent-palaces of Koordistan.

    Around the World on a Bicycle - Volume II From Teheran To Yokohama

  • Large bodies of footmen are crossing the Hellespont at Gallipolis and the Bosphorus at Hissar; in the region of Adrianople the country is covered with hordes of horsemen speaking all known tongues and armed with every known weapon -- Cossacks from the north, Arabs from the south, Koords and Tartars from the east,

    The Prince of India — Volume 02

  • Let the reformers of Turkey ponder on this crying evil, and save the poor Armenians from the oppressions of the wicked Koords.

    Glimpses of Life and Manners in Persia

  • They have their town house and their country house in the neighbouring hills, fortified sufficiently to resist a predatory incursion of Koords.

    Glimpses of Life and Manners in Persia

  • Reckless Koords and Arabs are sometimes to be encountered, and always the extortion and reviling of the Turkish authorities and their subordinates.

    Glimpses of Life and Manners in Persia

  • The second day we passed near a Koordish encampment, some of the inhabitants of which came running towards us inviting us to be their guests, but, not liking their appearance, and knowing that plundering Koords often encamp near the road as being more convenient for their game, we declined.

    Glimpses of Life and Manners in Persia

  • Among the wealthy tribes, and among the Koords and Toorkomans, no doubt it is often otherwise.

    Glimpses of Life and Manners in Persia

  • No incidents marked the journey; the inhabitants of the villages were civil and obliging, and the Koords had not approached these high grounds, where no pasture was yet to be found for their flocks and herds.

    Glimpses of Life and Manners in Persia

  • The Koords were very civil; they gave us good quarters, invited us to walk in their gardens, and brought out their horses for our inspection.

    Glimpses of Life and Manners in Persia

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