Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The wife of a sheikh.
  • noun Islam A woman respected for her piety or religious learning.
  • noun Used as a form of address for such a woman.

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  • noun the wife of a sheik

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Arabic šayḫa, old woman, matron, feminine of šayḫ, old man, sheikh; see sheikh.]

Examples

  • First, she is the sheikha, the first lady of Matar, a personage of reputation and authority.

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  • These three factors make the sheikha, as they say, a natural.

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  • "Rick, please don't use that language in front of the sheikha."

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  • These three factors make the sheikha, as they say, a natural.

    Florence of Arabia (Part II)

  • First, she is the sheikha, the first lady of Matar, a personage of reputation and authority.

    Florence of Arabia (Part II)

  • "Rick, please don't use that language in front of the sheikha."

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  • Fenton's contracts called for the group to assist the sheikha and her Qatar Foundation "in the recruitment of student leaders in US and international college campuses," and "in the recruitment of grass-roots supporters, including NGOs and virtual supporters internationally."

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  • QATAR her excellency sheikha aisha bint faleh bin nasser al thani Sheikha Aisha Al Thani is the founder of the Doha Academy and board member of Reach Out to Asia, Qatar.

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  • The Qatari sheikha paid Fenton for "developing and managing" the campaign website, "including regularly advising and updating the site with new content," according to the contract documents.

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  • Pregnant Moms online Posted in isla troller Hugh jackman and his sheikha deborra took mother's mother's daughter ava, At the environmental kids club.

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