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Shemite

[shem-ahyt] /ˈʃɛm aɪt/
noun
1.
a Semite.
Related forms
Shemitic
[shuh-mit-ik] /ʃəˈmɪt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
Shemitish
[shem-ahy-tish] /ˈʃɛm aɪ tɪʃ/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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  • The only aliens here were negro and Shemite slaves; and he resembled neither even as much as he resembled the Stygians themselves.

    The Hour of the Dragon Robert E. Howard
  • In his hand was a Shemite bow, such as Blit had taught her pirates to use.

    Queen of the Black Coast Robert E. Howard
  • At last a Shemite spoke up above the clamor: 'Why do you argue over a dead man?'

    Shadows in the Moonlight Robert E. Howard
  • The Shemite did not separate the vowels from the consonants, and express them, as we do, by separate signs.

    Companion to the Bible E. P. Barrows
  • Its end but touched the Shemite's brawny breast and was instantly withdrawn.

    The Hour of the Dragon Robert E. Howard
British Dictionary definitions for Shemite

Shemite

/ˈʃɛmaɪt/
noun
1.
another word for Semite
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