Definitions

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  • n. A descendant of the Biblical Shem.

Etymologies

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Shem +‎ -ite

Examples

  • Most gate guards in Shemite cities were usually not quite prepared for trouble as ruffians of all kinds routinely traveled between the various city-states.

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  • Yumma, the last oasis before their destination, the Shemite City of Haval, was an abattoir of blood and corpses.

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  • Haval were as most Shemite city-states, a walled city.

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  • She was indeed a lovely woman of high-class Shemite birth from her looks.

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  • He did not go south into African Ethiopia, but into the Ethiopia of the Arabian Peninsula, where he married an Ethiopian who was a Shemite.

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  • This a wandering Shemite had told him, swearing that he had seen such beasts by the thousands in the country of the Hyrkanians; but all men knew what liars were the men of Shem.

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  • The Stygians built it into a city and settled it with their own people, and with Shemite and Kushite slaves.

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  • Conan, intending to spend the night at the tavern of one Aram Baksh, was warned by a Shemite tribesman that other desert men and travellers had spent the night at Aram's house, and never been seen again.

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  • There I met a Shemite trader who was also a recruiting agent for Zarallo.

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  • There a Shemite trader told me that Zarallo had brought his Free Companies south to guard the Darfar border.

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