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chebec

[chi-bek] /tʃɪˈbɛk/
noun
Origin of chebec
imitative
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  • Hadji left Erebus on board this vessel, and returned to the chebec to carry out the orders of Pog.

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  • By that time the chebec could be distinguished by the naked eye.

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  • That night he passed very near to two galleys and a chebec, which hugged the shore, and he easily recognised the Red Galleon.

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  • Two galleys and a chebec were at anchor in the bay of which we speak.

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  • Come on, chebec, let's look for a place to build another nest.

  • Captain Trinquetaille signalled the chebec, and set every sail to join it.

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  • Luquin obeyed, but was in despair to see that the chebec of Hadji, whom he was burning to fight, had escaped him.

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  • Back came Mrs. chebec with a swoop, but, on seeing me, halted short of the nest.

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  • At the end of fifteen days, the two galleys and the chebec began to cruise and beat about in view of the coasts of Provence.

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  • When Mrs. chebec has picked out just the place she wants, I'll help her build the nest.

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