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[prah-oo, prou] /ˈprɑ u, praʊ/
proa. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Virginia was watching the prahu from one of the cabin ports.

    The Monster Men Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • Muda Saffir arose in his prahu cursing and reviling the frightened Dyaks.

    The Monster Men Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • This offer was accepted, and, when we left, a prahu accompanied us to that town.

  • Is that the lad Baso I see down there with the crew of the prahu?

    Blown to Bits R.M. Ballantyne
  • Scarcely a minute after, the prahu sunk, ingulfing all with her.

    Mark Seaworth William H.G. Kingston
  • She was a prahu, probably one of the fleet we had before seen.

    The Mate of the Lily W. H. G. Kingston
  • There, between the reef and the island, was a large Malay prahu.

    For Name and Fame

    G. A. Henty
  • Now, my lads, not a sound; we have a disgrace to wipe out, and this prahu must be ours.

    Middy and Ensign G. Manville Fenn
  • I thought it best to follow the prahu, so that I could send word to you where she was to be found.

    Among Malay Pirates G. A. Henty
  • At last the chief said, "Come," and together they returned to the prahu.

    Among Malay Pirates G. A. Henty

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