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  • n. Plural form of Shemite.

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Examples

  • The Shemites are the only armed force in Khauran, and the most hellish punishment is inflicted on any Khaurani found possessing weapons.

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  • The Shemites are the only armed force in Khauran, and the most hellish punishment is inflicted on any Khauran found possessing weapons.

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  • The first chorus, that of the Shemites, which is sung in unison, is taken from some of the ancient music in the ritual of the

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  • This is because they are descended from Shem, one of the sons of Noah, who used to be called "Shemites," from which we get the word "Semites."

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  • Technically, all descendents from Noah's oldest son, Shem, Shemites or spelled with a sin and not the Shin, Semites, but that is a technicality.

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  • These were Shemites, born with bows in their hands, not to be matched by Aquilonian bowmen.

    Wings in the Night

  • Within good range they loosed, and the Shemites went down by whole ranks.

    Wings in the Night

  • Ophirean knights in gilded mail leaped their horses over mounds of corpses to slash at the solitary figure; squat Shemites with blue-black beards, and dark-faced Kothian knights ringed him on foot.

    Wings in the Night

  • The Shemites opened fire at five hundred yards, and arrows flew like hail between the hosts, darkening the sun.

    Wings in the Night

  • I've seen all the great cities of the Hyborians, the Shemites, the Stygians and the Hyrkanians.

    The Conquering Sword of Conan

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