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[prah-oo, prou] /ˈprɑ u, praʊ/
proa. Unabridged
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  • The prahu had not yet returned, so, taking a new departure, we proceeded up the right branch.

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

    Blown to Bits R.M. Ballantyne
  • In the mean time, the barge proceeded towards a large village in search of the prahu.

  • She was a prahu, probably one of the fleet we had before seen.

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

    For Name and Fame G. A. Henty
  • 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
  • The other prahu kept seaward, pursued by the tender, who fired into her a large congreve-rocket, by which she was destroyed.

  • Leaping among the combatants he urged his fellows aboard the prahu which was already half filled with Dyaks.

    The Monster Men Edgar Rice Burroughs

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