prau


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prau

 (prou)
n.
Variant of proa.

prau

(praʊ)
n
(Nautical Terms) another word for proa
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He sat cross-legged, with his gun in his hands, on the roof at the stern of his prau.
It leaped three times; and three times with the eyes of my mind I saw in the gloom within the enclosed space of the prau a woman with streaming hair going away from her land and her people.
On the third night we two left our land together in a trading prau.
I tell you I saw her long black hair spread behind her upon the moonlit water as she struck out with bare arms by the side of a swift prau.
According to Crawford, there was not a lot of talk among the Napier Broome Bay Elders about the trepanging era, which nevertheless continued after the last Macassan prau returned from Arnhem Land to Macassar in 1907 and survived in other forms of fishing until the 1970s.
In this work, Prau, 2006, a woman visible from behind walks through a wooded area, speaking (though we do not see to whom, as her voice is almost drowned out by the sound of chirping birds).
The Sebuyau have not entirely abandoned wooden prau on the traditional model, but most people are switching to fiberglass boats.
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Captain Pobassoo took him on board his prau, showed him the trepang they were collecting and explained how the industry operated, boiling the trepang in huge pots, drying them on the beach and smoking them in ovens built at each of the settlements.
Jeanne du Prau has produced a marvellous and rich thriller in her debut novel The City of Ember (Doubleday.
Although no formal charge was laid Carpenter was told that he had been taken into custody as a result of an incident in January 1888, nearly four years before, when his crew had salvaged some cases of spirits and kerosene from a deserted prau off the coast of Buru, a few days' sail from Ambon.
Contract notice: Sector marais breton islands - work for the renewal of drinking water systems prau street in the town of barbatre.