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 Ship-shape.Ships. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Ship of the Desert.
 
The camel.   1
       
“Three thousand camels his rank pastures fed,
Arabia’s wandering ships, for traffic bred.”
       
G. Sandys: Paraphrase from Job (1610).
 


 Ship-shape.Ships. 

 
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