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  • n. Plural form of sheik.

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Examples

  • TIKRIT — In an effort to end tribal conflicts that have been occurring for decades, the paramount sheiks from the Karki and Shimouri tribes signed a peace agreement at the home of the Mujema tribal leader in Diyala province, Monday.

    Balkinization

  • "The most prized asset of the sheiks is their autonomy, some of that he now has lost."

    Friends in Need

  • And some of the sheiks were asking for our protection.

    A McCain Iraq Chronology in Question - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • The charges in the trial, which opened in June, include publicly insulting ruling sheiks, which is a crime in the UAE.

    The Seattle Times

  • She seems a bit too much like Condi to some and sending a woman to meet with the sheiks is a tough sell at times.

    The Juice Blog

  • The nomad Bedouin lived under the sway of patriarchal "sheiks"; the settled dwellers in the oases usually acknowledged the authority of some leading family.

    The New World of Islam

  • Both of these men appeared to be chiefs, "sheiks", as the sailor heard them called by their followers; a party of whom, also with arms in their hands, stood behind each sheik, all seemingly alike eager to perform the act of decapitation.

    The Boy Slaves

  • Turki needs a examination by the specialist hospital in pshychiatry and not advises from the so called "sheiks" who does not even know the spelliing of medicine.

    arabnews - frontpage

  • Legendary CBS reporter Dan Rather explores the future direction of the US military by travelling to Iraq where in actuality the troop surge is a failure but we are handing out CASH $$$$ to tribal sheiks which is the real truth about the current COunter-INsurgency (COIN) mentality being used to expand military bureaucracies while bankrupting America on needless occupations.

    WN.com - Articles related to South Korea offers face-saving aid plan

  • $$$$ to tribal sheiks which is the real truth about the current COunter-INsurgency (COIN) mentality being used to expand military bureaucracies while bankrupting America on needless occupations.

    WN.com - Articles related to South Korea offers face-saving aid plan

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