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  • n. Plural form of hakim.

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Examples

  • “The hakims have prepared some miraculous ointments, and the pain is so faint now I hardly feel it.”

    Shadow Princess

  • The imperial hakims had warned them to keep her room as hygienic as possible to avoid infection, and his face and hands dripped with water from a recent washing.

    Shadow Princess

  • In Nepal the political leadership derisively ignore the role and significances of Home Secretary, Chief District Officers or Civil Administrators in Security Management, and they give over important to the polices hakims exclusively, which is beyond the norms of hierarchical chain of command and abuse of legally provided span.

    Empower Home Administration in Nepal

  • Oh, the cleverness of these European _hakims_, 'and he raised hands and eyes in wonder as he sighed piously.

    Driftwood Spars The Stories of a Man, a Boy, a Woman, and Certain Other People Who Strangely Met Upon the Sea of Life

  • He has been here four days; but hearing ye were coming (hakims and priests are snake and tiger the world over) he has, as I take it, gone to cover. '

    Kim

  • The surgeon, who had been sent on by James Antony with the reinforcements, was young and active, and having at present no patients, since the native troops scouted him in favour of their own hakims, was ready to take any part in the fighting, from heading a cavalry charge to bringing up ammunition, but found himself relegated to the post of galloper.

    The Path to Honour

  • He felt interested in him, as his wife was very ill; and he had sought for hakims to cure her, but in vain.

    Indian Fairy Tales

  • For the first twenty-four hours I had remained always on watch; after that the hakims took their turns, I remaining in readiness to tighten up the tourniquet, should there be any rush of blood.

    With Kitchener in the Soudan A Story of Atbara and Omdurman

  • I have asked the hakims to make a soothing potion, to aid him to sleep long and soundly. '

    With Kitchener in the Soudan A Story of Atbara and Omdurman

  • Happily, though no doubt they must have felt somewhat jealous at my success with Abu, I have been able to do the hakims some service, put fees into their pockets, and at the same time benefited poor people here.

    With Kitchener in the Soudan A Story of Atbara and Omdurman

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