Definition of Sayids
1. sayid [n] - See also: sayid
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Literary usage of Sayids
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Persian Life and Customs: With Scenes and Incidents of Residence and Travel by Samuel Graham Wilson (1896)
"The sayids attacked him, declaring that he had shot a man. ... The sufferers being Russian subjects, the consul demanded that the sayids be punished. ..."
2. Narrative of a Mission to Bokhara: In the Years 1843-1845, to Ascertain the by Joseph Wolff (1845)
"Several of the chief sayids came to mo, and wished to obtain from me a notion of the religion-which I profess, and which I faithfully conveyed to them. ..."
3. Narrative of a Mission to Bokhara, in the Years 1843-1845: To Ascertain the by Joseph Wolff (1845)
"... a place for me in the mosque, but I declined accepting it, observing that it was not decent to sleep in a place of worship: all the sayids exclaimed, ..."
4. Narrative of a Mission of Bokhara: In the Year 1843-1845, to Ascertain the by Joseph Wolff (1846)
"Several of the chief sayids came to me, and wished to obtain from me a notion of the religion which I profess, and which I faithfully conveyed to them. ..."
5. A History of the Great Moghuls: Or, A History of the Badshahate of Delhi by Pringle Kennedy (1905)
"sayids are descendants of the Prophet through Fatima, his daughter. I am afraid the title is often taken by those who have but little right to the name. ..."
6. Godey's Magazine by Louis Antoine Godey, Sarah Josepha Buell Hale (1896)
"The descendants of the Prophet, or sayids, wear a dark green or blue cloth ... In the case of the sayids and mollahs, the belt is made of the same cloth as ..."
7. Across Coveted Lands: Or, a Journey from Flushing (Holland) to Calcutta by Arnold Henry Savage Landor (1903)
"In the case of sayids, the descendants of Mahommed, both sexes of whom are reputed for their extraordinary powers and vitality, women are said not to become ..."