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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See douar.


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  • He was, in fact, started home; his tents were all folded; the dowar was no more; in twelve hours all would be out of reach, pursue who might.

    Ben-Hur, a tale of the Christ

  • Make the dowar now as ye well know, and to-night we will sweeten the bread with arrack, and the milk with honey, and at every fire there shall be a kid.

    Ben-Hur, a tale of the Christ

  • UP a little way from the dowar there was a cluster of palms, which threw its shades half in the water, half on the land.

    Ben-Hur, a tale of the Christ

  • To be sure, his property of whatever kind was in no danger at the Orchard; yet as the habits of a man go with him to town not less than the country, and as it is never wise to slip the bands of discipline, the interior of the dowar was devoted to his cows, camels, goats, and such property in general as might tempt a lion or a thief.

    Ben-Hur, a tale of the Christ

  • ILDERIM returned to the dowar next day about the third hour.

    Ben-Hur, a tale of the Christ

  • Down the lake towards the dowar came a woman singing.

    Ben-Hur, a tale of the Christ

  • He followed on foot, the entire tenantry of the dowar-men, women, and children-pouring after him, participants all in his solicitude, if not in his confidence.

    Ben-Hur, a tale of the Christ

  • He had there really a respectable dowar; that is to say, he had there three large tents-one for himself, one for visitors, one for his favourite wife and her women; and six or eight lesser ones, occupied by his servants and such tribal retainers as he had chosen to bring with him as a body-guard-strong men of approved courage, and skilful with bow, spear, and horses.

    Ben-Hur, a tale of the Christ

  • 'Shame, shame!' he said, 'that ye alone should eat;' and going through the dowar, he brought the neighbors together, and he only went hungry.

    The Prince of India — Volume 01

  • Akon wagfa bamaaaaan allah 3nd lafa or dowar, i watch the fast and the furious stream of cars riding like they are in the formula one infront of me.

    Safat: The KuwaitBlogs' Aggregator


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