from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A chief priest.
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Jita carried a kind of text referred to as a dastur al-amal or regulation on the subject of brokerage that was signed by Abd al-Rahman. 21 Even the tribal maliks or chiefs in Qandahar province, the majority of whom were Durranis and therefore ethnic affiliates and political favorites of Abd al-Rahman, were subjected to the new forms of state-paper oppression.
The dastur al-amals mentioned are analogous to the nezam namas issued during Amanullah's reign in Kabul (1919-1929), for which see Nawid, p. 66, Appendix B, passim.
My libertarian-conservative views are as strange to most academics as if I were a cannibal or a Zoroastrian dastur.
I was but one white man of the whole white race; and I had no right to possess idiosyncrasies running counter to dastur, the custom.
Dustoor, _dastur_, custom, the percentages on purchases taken by native servants