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Definition of Kazis
1. kazi [n] - See also: kazi
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kazis
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Literary usage of Kazis
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Turkistan: Notes of a Journey in Russian Turkistan, Khokand, Bukhara, and Kuldja by Eugene Schuyler (1876)
"... schools—Colleges—Their arrangements and studies—The kazis—Native courts among the nomad and settled population—Mussulman law—Christianity and Islam. ..."
2. Early Records of British India: A History of the English Settlements in by James Talboys Wheeler (1878)
"Control of Kui» " The officers of justice and kazis who are established by the Mahomedan law, as also the Brahmins, who administer justice among the Hindoos ..."
3. Speeches of the Marquis of Ripon, Viceroy and Governor General of India by George Frederick Samuel Robinson Ripon (1883)
"I am very glad indeed to find, from the remarks contained in this address, that the Bill relating to the appointment of kazis is one generally acceptable to ..."
4. Turkistan; Notes of a Journey in Russian Turkistan, Khokand, Bikhara, and by Eugene Schuyler, Vasilīĭ Vasilʹevich Grigorʹev (1876)
"The more important criminal cases were sent by the Bek to this session of kazis for decision, but capital and heavy punishments could not be inflicted ..."
5. The People of India: A Series of Photographic Illustrations, with by John William Kaye, Meadows Taylor, Great Britain India Office (1868)
"kazis held small courts of their own, in which they could try minor civil ... Occasionally, therefore, the kazis were obliged to attend at the capital, ..."
6. The Government of the Ottoman Empire in the Time of Suleiman the Magnificent by Albert Howe Lybyer (1913)
"The kazis proper included the vast majority of the judges, to the number, ... 216, note 4) gives a list of 39 judges of rank above the kazis proper, ..."
7. The Constitution and Laws of Afghanistan by Sul'tān Muḣammad Khān (1900)
"The kazis are appointed by the King.” (The kazis and Muftis all have now ... “There are kazis in all considerable towns, and they have deputies over the ..."