Definition of Mufti

1. Noun. A jurist who interprets Muslim religious law.

Specialized synonyms: Grand Mufti
Generic synonyms: Jurist, Legal Expert



2. Noun. Civilian dress worn by a person who is entitled to wear a military uniform.

Definition of Mufti

1. n. An official expounder of Mohammedan law.

2. n. Citizen's dress when worn by a naval or military officer; -- a term derived from the British service in India.

Definition of Mufti

1. Noun. (Islam) A Muslim scholar and interpreter of shari’a law, who can deliver a fatwa ¹

2. Noun. (British) Civilian dress when worn by a member of the military, or casual dress when worn by a pupil of a school who normally would wear uniform ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mufti

1. a judge who interprets Muslim religious law [n -S]

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Literary usage of Mufti

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1. The Works of Walter Savage Landor by Walter Savage Landor (1846)
"My commands are, <> mufti ! fountain of troth and wisdom to the ... mufti. О son of Selim ! if every man reads, one or two in every province will think. ..."

2. Imaginary Conversations by Walter Savage Landor (1881)
"mufti. O son of Selim! may the Almighty deliver into thy hands those thou ... My commands are, O mufti! fountain of truth and wisdom to the preachers of the ..."

3. Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Francis Lieber, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1832)
"The fked revenue of the mufti amounts to 2000 aspers daily. ... In great cities, there is an under mufti, w:ho receives his place from the grand mufti, ..."

4. The Works of Walter Savage Landor by Walter Savage Landor (1846)
"My commands are, <> mufti ! fountain of troth and wisdom to the ... mufti. О son of Selim ! if every man reads, one or two in every province will think. ..."

5. Imaginary Conversations by Walter Savage Landor (1881)
"mufti. O son of Selim! may the Almighty deliver into thy hands those thou ... My commands are, O mufti! fountain of truth and wisdom to the preachers of the ..."

6. Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Francis Lieber, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1832)
"The fked revenue of the mufti amounts to 2000 aspers daily. ... In great cities, there is an under mufti, w:ho receives his place from the grand mufti, ..."

7. Imaginary Conversations of Literary Men and Statesmen by Walter Savage Landor (1828)
"mufti, my teacher and slave, I say unto thee welcome. mufti. ... mufti. O son of Selim! may the Almighty deliver into thy hands those thou lovest and those ..."

8. Universal Geography: Or, a Description of All Parts of the World, on a New by Conrad Malte-Brun (1826)
"The influence both of the mufti and of the Ulema would be far greater than it is, if they could maintain a good character for probity. ..."

9. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1861)
"mufti, a Turkish doctor of divinity, or of the law of the Koran. ... The mufti of Constantinople, or grand mufti, called also Sheikh-ul-Islam, ..."

10. Imaginary Conversations of Literary Men and Statesmen by Walter Savage Landor (1828)
"mufti, my teacher and slave, I say unto thee welcome. mufti. ... mufti. O son of Selim! may the Almighty deliver into thy hands those thou lovest and those ..."

11. Universal Geography: Or, a Description of All Parts of the World, on a New by Conrad Malte-Brun (1826)
"The influence both of the mufti and of the Ulema would be far greater than it is, if they could maintain a good character for probity. ..."

12. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1861)
"mufti, a Turkish doctor of divinity, or of the law of the Koran. ... The mufti of Constantinople, or grand mufti, called also Sheikh-ul-Islam, ..."

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