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  • noun Plural form of dragoman.


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  • Frank from going, had exaggerated the ill repute of the place, and called the dragomans low, drunken blackguards; but all in vain.

    The Valley of the Kings

  • There were some people there who knew both Arabic and French, whom they call "dragomans," and they translated the Arabic into the Romance tongue for Count Peter.

    The Memoirs of the Lord of Joinville

  • Mine eyes were dragomans for my tongue betied, i 121.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • On my reception day the dragomans interpreted for me.

    The Romance of Isabel Lady Burton

  • They combined Eastern and European comfort, and had the usual establishment of dragomans, kawwasses, and servants of all sizes, shapes, and colour.

    The Romance of Isabel Lady Burton

  • The last quality was true enough; for what disgusted me was that Syria was really governed by dragomans, and the Wali or any other great man was a puppet.

    The Romance of Isabel Lady Burton

  • Another thing I used to do at my earlier receptions was to make tea and coffee and carry them round myself, while the dragomans would lazily sit and look on.

    The Romance of Isabel Lady Burton

  • It was thus, accompanied on my journey by Mr. Drake and two faithful dragomans, who had never deserted me, and who put themselves and all they possessed at my disposal, that I stole away from Damascus an hour before dawn.

    The Romance of Isabel Lady Burton

  • They had a certain number of Consular dragomans, or gentleman secretaries, in distinction to the travelling dragoman, who bears the same relation as a courier in Europe.

    The Romance of Isabel Lady Burton

  • The only amusing incident which happened to me there was when two dragomans got up a fictitious quarrel as to who should take me to the bazars.

    The Romance of Isabel Lady Burton


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