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  • n. Plural form of shahin.


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  • The shahins were riding the air high above the walls on scimitar wings.

    The Falcons of Montabard

  • 'There is a legend that as long as there are shahins at Montabard, it will remain a Christian fortress.'

    The Falcons of Montabard

  • Poking the embers to light, Sabin saw two shahins winging westwards towards the receding bank of night-cloud, and it seemed to him a good omen.

    The Falcons of Montabard

  • I was thinking how fitting it is that I should have come to Montabard with its shahins.

    The Falcons of Montabard

  • And there were the shahins, fastest of the long-wings, some of them part of the tribute that Montabard paid to King Baldwin.

    The Falcons of Montabard


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