Usage examples for Caaba

  1. It consisted of the most reverend Moullahs, who had fulfilled their commission and brought back one of those precious besoms which are used to sweep the sacred Caaba: a present truly worthy of the greatest potentate on earth! – The History of the Caliph Vathek by William Beckford
  2. Kneeling before her, I kissed, with more studied reverence than the sacred stone of the Caaba, the tiny foot on which I replaced its covering. – Across the Zodiac by Percy Greg
  3. Here shall rise A holier than the Caaba where men kiss The sacred stone that flaming fell from heaven. – The Feast of the Virgins and Other Poems by H. L. Gordon
  4. 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. – Literary and General Lectures and Essays by Charles Kingsley