prau

[prou]
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Examples from the Web for prau

Historical Examples of prau

  • But no one knew then that he had foregathered with Niclaus and lived in his prau.

    Within the Tides

    Joseph Conrad

  • The two men who completed the prau's crew followed him into that magnate's campong.

  • They beat the gong, and turned the head of the prau into the bay.

    Tales of Unrest

    Joseph Conrad

  • He sat cross-legged, with his gun in his hands, on the roof at the stern of his prau.

    Tales of Unrest

    Joseph Conrad

  • I have promised to Tuan Lingard twenty men and a prau to make war in Wajo.

    The Rescue

    Joseph Conrad


British Dictionary definitions for prau

prau

noun
  1. another word for proa
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