Definition of Saiques
1. saique [n] - See also: saique
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Saiques
Literary usage of Saiques
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Brief Historical Relation of State Affairs from September 1678 to April 1714 by Narcissus Luttrell (1857)
"... and have already sent 20 saiques to reinforce their fleet on the Danube. Hussain bassa is made captain bassa in the room of Metzo Morto, ..."
2. A Brief Historical Relation of State Affairs from September 1678 to April 1714 by Narcissus Luttrell (1857)
"... and have already sent 20 saiques to reinforce their fleet on the Danube. Hussain bassa is made captain bassa in the room of ..."
3. The Historical Register: Containing an Impartial Relation of All by C. H. Green (1718)
"... Prince Eugene of Savoy will perhaps make fome Difficulty of granting them Frigates, Saiques, ..."
4. The Classical Journal (1819)
"Sir J. Chardin tells us, that the modern Oriental saiques, to which he compares the ship of St. Paul, always carry their anchors at the stern, ..."
5. A Complete History of the Most Remarkable Transactions at Sea: From the by Josiah Burchett (1720)
"... and provided a Number of large Gallies, fome of them a hundred Feet in Length, with which engaging the Turks in Perlon, he took or funk all the Saiques ..."
6. Lex Mercatoria: Or, A Complete Code of Commercial Law; Being a General Guide by Wyndham Beawes, Joseph Chitty (1813)
"... or, saiques, with wheat, and from fifteen to twenty with barley ; of butter Caffa remits to this capital between fifty and sixty thousand ..."
7. The Literary Panoramaby Charles Taylor by Charles Taylor (1807)
"... about four thousand fathoms of coa*t, which are usually chosen as places of safety by the saiques of the country; and where boats ..."