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  • n. Archaic form of sheik.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See sheik.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See sheik.


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  • And thus, in every land, civilisation and national life has arisen out of the patriarchal state; and the Eastern scheik, with his wives, free and slave, and his hundreds of fighting men born in his house, is the type of all primaeval rulers.

    The Ancien Regime

  • No scheik or emir among the Arabs wanders about the desert half so sumptuously provided.

    The Bushman — Life in a New Country


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