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  • noun Plural form of scherif.

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Examples

  • The Fezzan country is ruled by a sultan descended from the scherifs, whose power is limitless, but who, nevertheless, pays a tribute of four thousand dollars to the Bey of Tripoli.

    Celebrated Travels and Travellers Part 2. The Great Navigators of the Eighteenth Century

  • On arriving at Cairo he had gone forthwith to perform his devotions in the great mosque, and it was only on the eve of executing his project that he confided it to one of the scherifs of the mosque "(Duc de Rovigo's Memoirs, tome 1.p. 367)] --

    Complete Project Gutenberg Collection of Memoirs of Napoleon

  • On arriving at Cairo he had gone forthwith to perform his devotions in the great mosque, and it was only on the eve of executing his project that he confided it to one of the scherifs of the mosque "(Duc de Rovigo's Memoirs, tome 1.p. 367)] --

    The Memoirs of Napoleon

  • On arriving at Cairo he had gone forthwith to perform his devotions in the great mosque, and it was only on the eve of executing his project that he confided it to one of the scherifs of the mosque "(Duc de Rovigo's Memoirs, tome 1.p. 367)] --

    Memoirs of Napoleon — Complete

  • On arriving at Cairo he had gone forthwith to perform his devotions in the great mosque, and it was only on the eve of executing his project that he confided it to one of the scherifs of the mosque "(Duc de Rovigo's Memoirs, tome 1.p. 367)] --

    Memoirs of Napoleon — Volume 05

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