Definition of Sheikhs

1. Noun. (plural of sheikh) ¹



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Definition of Sheikhs

1. sheikh [n] - See also: sheikh

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sheikhs

shehe
shehes
shehita
shehitah
shehitahs
shehitas
sheik
sheika
sheikdom
sheikdoms
sheikh
sheikha
sheikhas
sheikhdom
sheikhdoms
sheikhs (current term)
sheiks
sheila
sheilas
sheild
sheiling
sheilings
sheisty
sheitan
sheitans
sheitel
sheitels
shekalim
shekel
shekelim

Literary usage of Sheikhs

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1. Biblical Researches in Palestine and the Adjacent Regions: A Journal of by Edward Robinson, Eli Smith (1856)
"The two former families were head sheikhs of the lower Keis ... These families of sheikhs form a species of hereditary nobility ; but they are here less ..."

2. Biblical Researches in Palestine, and in the Adjacent Regions: A Journal of by Edward Robinson (1874)
"There is at present nothing standing within the enclosure, except the dwelling of the sheikhs and its appurtenances. We were told that the ruling Sheikh or ..."

3. Village Life in Egypt: With Sketches of the Säid by Bayle St. John (1853)
"... Sanctity — Sacred Idiots — Worldly Wants of sheikhs — Remedy for Sterility — a Novel Species of Hunting — Catching a wild Saint — Mocking Disposition of ..."

4. The Holy Land by William Hepworth Dixon (1865)
"... the old man pretended that the pass was enough to assure him of the Pasha's good faith. The sheikhs were allowed to keep their arms, ..."

5. The Holy War in Tripoli by George Frederick Abbott (1912)
"In their weapons, also, the sheikhs show a great superiority over their followers, every one carrying a rifle slung from the back-rest of his saddle, ..."

6. The Antiquary (1871)
"... can enter Moab without attracting the attention and exciting the cupidity of the sheikhs, and putting a stop to all useful search for inscriptions, &c. ..."

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