Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A doctor learned in Mussulman law; a Mohammedan priest.

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Examples

  • When preparations were made to surrender the fortress to the Christian sovereigns, I was prevailed upon by an alfaqui, a Moorish priest, to aid him in secreting some of the treasures of Boabdil in this vault.

    Washington Irving

  • The alfaqui was an African necromancer, and by his infernal arts cast a spell upon me — to guard his treasures.

    Washington Irving

  • Alheli and alfaqui are seen to be Arabic, as well by the al at the beginning as by the they end with.

    Don Quixote

  • When preparations were made to surrender the fortress to the Christian sovereigns, I was prevailed upon by an alfaqui, a Moorish priest, to aid him in secreting some of the treasures of Boabdil in this vault.

    Washington Irving

  • When preparations were made to surrender the fortress to the Christian sovereigns, I was prevailed upon by an alfaqui, a Moorish priest, to aid him in secreting some of the treasures of Boabdil in this vault.

    Washington Irving

  • The alfaqui was an African necromancer, and by his infernal arts cast a spell upon me -- to guard his treasures.

    Washington Irving

  • The alfaqui was an African necromancer, and by his infernal arts cast a spell upon me -- to guard his treasures.

    The Complete Project Gutenberg Writings of Charles Dudley Warner

  • When preparations were made to surrender the fortress to the Christian sovereigns, I was prevailed upon by an alfaqui, a Moorish priest, to aid him in secreting some of the treasures of Boabdil in this vault.

    Washington Irving

  • When preparations were made to surrender the fortress to the Christian sovereigns, I was prevailed upon by an alfaqui, a Moorish priest, to aid him in secreting some of the treasures of Boabdil in this vault.

    The Complete Project Gutenberg Writings of Charles Dudley Warner

  • The alfaqui was an African necromancer, and by his infernal arts cast a spell upon me -- to guard his treasures.

    Washington Irving

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