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  • n. Plural form of dromond.

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Examples

  • The largest sort of vessels then known were termed dromonds, or

    The Talisman

  • In one place, this superb basin was lined with quays, where stately dromonds and argosies unloaded their wealth, while, by the shore of the haven, galleys, feluccas, and other small craft, idly flapped the singularly shaped and snow-white pinions which served them for sails.

    Count Robert of Paris

  • Conan still stood at the casement, staring down into the harbor at the purple and crimson and vermilion and scarlet sails of galleons and carracks and galleys and dromonds.

    The Bloody Crown of Conan

  • Foam Dancer seemed out of place among the heavy-hulled roundships and large dromonds.

    Conan The Unconquered

  • Turanian triremes ruled the cerulean expanse of the Vilayet Sea, and into Aghrapur's broad harbor dromonds brought the wealth of a dozen nations.

    Conan The Unconquered

  • Conan still stood at the casement, staring down into the harbor at the purple and crimson and vermilion and scarlet sails of galleons and caracks and galleys and dromonds.

    The Hour Of The Dragon

  • She was only a little bit of a thing compared with one of our I ships, or even with the cogs, dromonds, carracks and galleons which Narnia had owned when Lucy and Edmund had reigned there under Peter as the High King, for nearly all navigation had died out in the reigns of Caspian's ancestors.

    The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

  • There were longships, propelled, for the most part, by oars, and used generally as warships; and there were roundships, or dromonds, propelled by sails, and used as a rule for the carriage of freight.

    On the Spanish Main Or, Some English forays on the Isthmus of Darien.

  • The young damoiseau of Beaumanoir had grown very sick of it all since the royal dromonds first swung into Limasol Bay.

    The Path of the King

  • The galleys kept touch with the dromonds, enclosing them (as it were) within the cusps of a new moon, and so driving them forward.

    The Life and Death of Richard Yea-and-Nay

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