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- n. Plural form of muqaddam.
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Once he realized this, the youth eased off, but his father's zeal remained unrelenting, and pretty soon he was getting promotion, no longer a mere runner but one of the organizing muqaddams.
The Mameluke emirs, bashis and muqaddams wore their fortunes into battle -- gold bracelets and belts, jeweled rings, necklaces of coins.
Bogha, a deafening roar went up from the emirs, the bashis, the muqaddams, the naqeebs, the troopers.