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  • noun Plural form of scheik.

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Examples

  • You do me much pleasure to confirm what the judge of the police told me he had executed punctually according to my order; I am overjoyed that the imaum and the four scheiks, those great hypocrites, were so chastised, and I should be glad to know how I came here.

    The Arabian Nights Entertainments - Complete

  • Know then that it was by my order the imaum and the four scheiks were punished, and I tell you I am certainly the commander of the faithful: therefore say no more of its being a dream.

    The Arabian Nights Entertainments - Complete

  • It was you who treated the imaum and the four scheiks in the manner they were used, and not me; I wash my hands of it.

    The Arabian Nights Entertainments - Complete

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