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  • adj. Relating to Shem, the son of Noah in the Bible; Shemitic.

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Examples

  • So now the kings kept their distance, and Strabonus called on his Shemitish archers to loose their arrows at his foe from a distance; his captains had fallen like ripe grain before the Cimmerian's broadsword, and Strabonus, penurious of his knights as of his coins, was frothing with fury.

    Wings in the Night

  • This then, was the reason for the name, the Tower of the Elephant, for the head of the thing was much like that of the beasts described by the Shemitish wanderer.

    Wings in the Night

  • I had it from a Shemitish thief who swore he stole it from a wizard far to the south, and that it would bring me luck.

    Wings in the Night

  • They were far outnumbered, and the Shemitish bow had the longer range, but in accuracy the Bossonians were equal to their foes, and they balanced sheer skill in archery by superiority in morale, and in excellence of armor.

    Wings in the Night

  • Strabonus 'Shemitish bowmen had wrought havoc among his knights, feathering them with shafts that found every crevice in their armor, shooting down the horses, the Kothian pikemen rushing in to spear the fallen riders.

    Wings in the Night

  • There was a Shemitish counterfeiter, with his hook nose and curled blue-black beard.

    Wings in the Night

  • First marched the Shemitish archers, then the Kothian spearmen, then the mailed knights of Strabonus and Amalrus.

    Wings in the Night

  • "It is the will of the gods that the Stygian and his Shemitish dogs be driven from Keshan!"

    The Conquering Sword Of Conan

  • The Man-Eaters of Zamboula Synopsis Conan, who had been living with a wandering tribe of Zuagirs, Shemitish nomads, wandered into Zamboula, a strange, hybrid city in the desert on the disputed border of Stygia and the Hyrkanian domains.

    The Conquering Sword Of Conan

  • She was no longer a mystical figure of antiquity, but a terrified and humiliated dancing girl, such as can be bought at almost any Shemitish market - place.

    The Conquering Sword Of Conan

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