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  • noun Alternative spelling of zareba.


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  • The tent ropes stretch in various directions, and round the whole they put up a hedge or "zareeba" of thorn bushes to keep out the jackals, and to keep in their goats during the night.

    Young Knights of the Empire : Their Code, and Further Scout Yarns

  • The herds of cattle, still within their kraal or "zareeba," are easily disposed of, and are driven off with great rejoicing, as the prize of victory.

    In the Heart of Africa

  • "But we may go down to the Nile by daytime," said Feversham, and he started up with alarm as he gazed at the thorn zareeba.

    The Four Feathers

  • Together they carried Trench from shade to shade as the sun moved across the zareeba.

    The Four Feathers

  • He found himself alone, and so swathed in camel-cloths that he could not stir; but the heat of the day was past, and the shadow of the House of Stone lay black upon the sand of the zareeba.

    The Four Feathers

  • If you come to the aid of his starving family and bid him keep for himself fifteen dollars out of the amount he took from you, you may get permission to sleep in the zareeba outside the prison.

    The Four Feathers

  • They waited until the gate of the zareeba was opened and the friends or wives of the prisoners entered.

    The Four Feathers

  • Among the food-bearers a boy sheltered himself behind the rest and gazed irresolutely about the zareeba.

    The Four Feathers

  • While he wondered he heard the shouts of the gaolers, the cries of the prisoners outside the zareeba and in the direction of the river.

    The Four Feathers

  • He thought only of Trench and the few awkward words he had spoken in the corner of the zareeba on the first night when they lay side by side under the sky.

    The Four Feathers


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