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There were 4 , 090 Arabs who came down from the Persian Gulf in dhows . The
dhows were commanded by chiefs or sheiks , some of whom , I think ,
commanded several dhows . There were 4 , 577 Tamil and Moor divers , most of
In the afternoon the Superintendent fired a gun out on the Banks and all the
dhows and boats raced for the shore . 1 The Arabs ran their boats up on to the
sand and with a tremendous shouting rushed into the koddu carrying their
oysters in ...
In theory the fishing ended each day in the early afternoon , the dhows raced
back before the wind blowing from the sea , the divers dumped their oysters and
the Government had taken its share and the koddu was cleared by the late ...
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