caaba

IPA: kˈɑbʌ

Root Word: Caaba

noun

  • Alternative spelling of Kaaba [The nearly cubical stone temple in Mecca, the holiest place in Islam and site of the great hajj assembly]

Examples of "caaba" in Sentences

  • The house, as we understand, stands to this day -- hereafter to become a sort of artisan's caaba and pilgrim's station, only second to Burns's grave.
  • They chew hasheesh; cut themselves with poisoned creases; swing their hammock in the boughs of the Bohon Upas; taste every poison; buy every secret; at Naples, they put St. Januarius’ blood in an alembic; they saw a hole into the head of the “winking Virgin, ” to know why she winks; measure with an English footrule every cell of the Inquisition, every Turkish caaba, every Holy of holies; translate and send to Bentley the arcanum bribed and bullied away from shuddering Bramins; and measure their own strength by the terror they cause.
  • They chew hasheesh; cut themselves with poisoned creases; swing their hammock in the boughs of the Bohon Upas; taste every poison; buy every secret; at Naples, they put St. Januarius's blood in an alembic; they saw a hole into the head of the "winking Virgin," to know why she winks; measure with an English footrule every cell of the Inquisition, every Turkish caaba, every Holy of holies; translate and send to Bentley the arcanum bribed and bullied away from shuddering Bramins; and measure their own strength by the terror they cause.

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