Usage examples for junks

  1. Those same junks beaten by the tempest, had steered for shelter to the eastern coast of Luzon, where they anchored for four months, waiting for the return of the monsoon; and had they not met with a protecting government, their crews would have been compelled to fly into the mountains, as I suppose the Tinguians had been obliged to do. – Adventures in the Philippine Islands by Paul P. de La Gironière
  2. The 25th we went for Assab, where, on the 27th, we found the Trades- increase and the Hector, with eleven sail of junks or India ships, from various parts. – A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. VIII. by Robert Kerr
  3. Closer to the water were the bobbing lights of the sleeping junks while behind them twinkled the myriad lights of that vast native city the hem of whose garment they were merely touching. – The Honorable Percival by Alice Hegan Rice