Definition of Jelabs
1. jelab [n] - See also: jelab
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Literary usage of Jelabs
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1814)
"... to follow the example of the other jelabs, and wait patiently the event. ... an order from the Sultan arrived, directing that all the jelabs ..."
2. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1799)
"... with the jelabs. 4 They have ferry-boats on the river, which are impelled partly by poles, partly by a double oar, like our canoes. ..."
3. A General Collection of Voyages and Travels from the Discovery of America to by William Fordyce Mavor (1810)
"jelabs, who have visited Dar Bergoo, describe the natives of that country as a warlike people, who frequently make war, by sudden incursions, ..."
4. The Monthly Epitome by William Clarke (1800)
"The Arabs and jelabs find the camel too ... employed by the jelabs on i heir return from Egypt, which Is often not more than two bandied. ..."
5. An Historical Account of the Most Celebrated Voyages, Travels, and by William Fordyce Mavor (1803)
"In that part of the country known to the jelabs, there is a sovereign; ... jelabs, who have visited Dar Bergoo, describe the natives of that country as a ..."
6. The Library of American Biography by Jared Sparks (1851)
"I wonder why travellers to Cairo have not visited these slave markets, and conversed with the jelabs, or travelling merchants of these caravans; ..."