Definition of Barongs
1. barong [n] - See also: barong
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Barongs
Literary usage of Barongs
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Recollections of Full Years by Helen Herron Taft (1914)
"... gaze which offered a strong contrast to the soft-eyed modesty of the Christian tribes. In their Bashes they all carried long knives called barongs, ..."
2. The Philippine Islands and Their People: A Record of Personal Observation by Dean Conant Worcester (1898)
"The number of barongs, krises, and lances that immediately appeared was amazing. As to their peaceableness: three Chinamen living near their village had ..."
3. The Philippines: A Record of Personal Observations and Experiences by Albert Gardner Robinson (1901)
"... and barongs has run into thousands of dollars already. It is beginning to establish an industry. A notable percentage of those now offered are newly ..."
4. The Story of the Exposition: Being the Official History of the International by Frank Morton Todd (1921)
"And there was a deal of intricate and beautiful wood carving, and many stencil designs, and fierce looking spears, krises, barongs, and other weapons. ..."
5. From Midshipman to Rear-admiral by Bradley Allen Fiske (1919)
"soldiers with barongs, and a dense vegetation, and a shedevil of a sultana, in green, coiled on a table, spitting the red juice of the betel-nut. ..."