- n. alternative spelling of sheik.
- n. the leader of an Arab village or family
“The sheikh is involved," Abd al-Hamza said, with neither doubt nor drama.”
“News, video, graphics The sheikh was the latest of a handful of Sunni tribal leaders to be arrested in recent weeks, a trend that some American commanders suspect may be aimed at influencing parliamentary elections on March 7.”
“The Druze leader was Walid bek; some Christian warlords in Lebanon expected to be referred to as sheikh or rais, which means “leader” or “chief.””
“Mohammed VI, labelled the sheikh an "agitator" and denounced his”
“For the sheikh -- for them, the sheikh is a clear target.”
“All the same, I asked, would he say that the sheikh was actively involved in the massacre or simply took no action to stop it?”
“The sheikh was a rather fine-looking fellow, except for smallpox marks.”
“Hassan!" called the sheikh, and a tall, stalwart black stepped forward, with a courbash in his hand.”
“Our sheikh is a marvel at finding oases," said Dick.”
“Although the sheikh was the real ruler of the country, he allowed the existence of the hereditary sultan, a mere puppet, who resided at”
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Arabic loanwords in English are words acquired directly from Arabic or else indirectly by passing from Arabic into other languages and then into English. Most entered one or more of the Romance lan...
Words that I could probably spell correctly without having to look them up every single damn time were it not for an apparently extraneous and randomly placed h.
About leaders, particularly the authority-figure at the top of the tree.
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Noble, leadership and ranking titles.
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