Origin of khamsin
Examples from the Web for khamsin
Their delay had been caused in part by the Khamsin wind, and in part by their sluggish movements.
It was another very hot day, with a khamsin blowing, and the hard, shelterless hill-sides were a poor place to spend it on.
O effendi, shall the camel-driver laugh when the camels are lost in the khamsin and the water-bottle is empty?The Weavers, Complete|Gilbert Parker
Give a man the egotism of grief, and eloquence, and popularity, and he'll cut as sharp as the khamsin wind.Donovan Pasha And Some People Of Egypt, Complete|Gilbert Parker
Alexandria on our return was dimmed in the heat and choking in the sand clouds of a khamsin.