Definition of Dromonds
1. dromond [n] - See also: dromond
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dromonds
Literary usage of Dromonds
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1914)
"But, though the provincial squadrons formed a smaller armament, they had UM advantage of being always prepared for war. The dromonds or ..."
2. On the Spanish Main: Or, Some English Forays on the Isthmus of Darien. With by John Masefield (1906)
"... CHAPTER XVI SHIPS AND RIGS Galleys—dromonds— ... or dromonds, propelled by sails, and used as a rule for the carriage of freight. ..."
3. The Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem, 1099 to 1291 A.D. by Claude Reignier Conder (1897)
"Among the earlier trading or passenger vessels are mentioned galleons, dromonds, and cats.* The galleons were from an hundred to a hundred and thirty feet ..."
4. The Story of Sigurd the Volsung and the Fall of the Niblungs by William Morris (1904)
"The Colchian River bears Flemish dromonds on its stream, and the strain of Northern melancholy runs through the songs of Orpheus. ..."
5. The Growth of English Industry and Commerce by William Cunningham (1882)
"It consisted of thirteen large vessels (busses or dromonds) with three masts each, fifty armed galleys, and a hundred transports. More than a hundred other ..."