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Serai

Serai \Se*ra"i\, n. [Per. ser[=a]["i], or sar[=a]["i], a palace, a king's court, a seraglio, an inn. Cf. Caravansary.] A palace; a seraglio; also, in the East, a place for the accommodation of travelers; a caravansary, or rest house.

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serai

n. 1 A palace; a seraglio. 2 In the East, a place for the accommodation of travellers; a caravansary, or rest house.

Usage examples of "serai".

Cette insistance fit ceder les hesitations du capitaine: --Mardi, dit-il, je serai a Puyoo a 3 heures 55.

Gringoire en caressant son menton difforme avec sa main calleuse, je ne vois pas pourquoi tu ne serais pas pendu.

I just discovered that the Bayezit Tower was built smack on top of an old Karagozi tekke at the Eski Serai.

Et quand je serai vieille ou laide, Phoebus, quand je ne serai plus bonne pour vous aimer, monseigneur, vous me souffrirez encore pour vous servir.

Pattera and her sister working away, Pattera at the big loom, her sister Serai at one of the backstrap looms.

Je serai un jour cardinal, tu seras un riche marchand juif, et nous serons amis.

When they cleared Serai Burna and entered the Sea of Marmara, that is, the Marble Sea, its shoppy surface did indeed resemble the colour pattern of marble.

Pattera and her sister working away, Pattera at the big loom, her sister Serai at one of the backstrap looms.

The bazaar was left to the enemy, but the serai, about a hundred yards in front of the main entrenchment, was held by a picket of twenty-four men of the 31st Punjaub Infantry, under Subadar Syed Ahmed Shah.

They crossed a snowy pass in cold moonlight, when the lama, mildly chaffing Kim, went through up to his knees, like a Bactrian camel - the snow-bred, shag-haired sort that came into the Kashmir Serai.

One friendly old Senator had threatened to drag the conversation out for hours, but Serai had deftly slipped in a joke that caused him to boom into a belly laugh in the middle of a sip of wine, requiring immediate steps to save the tunic he wore.