American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A pasha.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as pasha.
- n. A grandee; an important personage; a bigwig.
- n. The mud-cat, Leptops olivaris.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A Turkish title of honor, now written
pasha. See pasha.
- n. Fig.: A magnate or grandee.
- n. (Zoöl.) A very large siluroid fish (Leptops olivaris) of the Mississippi valley; -- also called
goujon, mud cat, and yellow cat.
- Variant of pasha. (Wiktionary)
- Arabic bāšā, from Turkish paşa; see pasha. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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“In the confidence of victory, they boasted that the whole Turkish power must have yielded to their arms; but the admiral, or captain bashaw, found some consolation for a painful wound in his eye, by representing that accident as the cause of his defeat.”
“In the royal presence, the captain bashaw was extended on the ground by four slaves, and received one hundred strokes with a golden rod: 46 his death had been pronounced; and he adored the clemency of the sultan, who was satisfied with the milder punishment of confiscation and exile.”
“[FN#178] The Arab. form (our old "bashaw") of the Turk.”
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