Definition of Surah

1. n. A soft twilled silk fabric much used for women's dresses; -- called also surah silk.



Definition of Surah

1. Noun. soft twilled silk ¹

2. Noun. (alternative spelling of sura) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Surah

1. a silk fabric [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Surah

supremos
supremum
suprise
suprised
suprisingly
suproclone
sups
supt.
suq
suqs
sur-
sura
suradanni
suraddition
suradditions
surah (current term)
surahs
sural
suramin
suramins
surance
surances
surangular
suras
surat
surats
surbahar
surbahars
surbase
surbased

Literary usage of Surah

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1. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People by Chambers, W. and R., publ (1876)
"Every chapter or surah begins with the introductory formula: 'In the name ... It is further stated at the beginning whether the surah was revealed at Mecca ..."

2. Silk by Eliza Bailey Thompson (1922)
"Satin surah is a medium heavy dress material with a twilled surface and a satin finish. ... Silk Serge This has a twill weave and is similar to surah. ..."

3. A Gift for Muslim Women by Muḥammad ʻĀshiq Ilāhī (2001)
"Hazrat Abu Darda^ narrates the Messenger of Allah^ as saying: "He who recites the first three Verses of surah e Kahf will be preserved from ..."

4. Chambers' Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1874)
"Every chapter or surah begins with the introductory formula: 'In the name ... It is further stated at the beginning whether the surah was revealed at Mecca ..."

5. Palmer's Index to "The Times" Newspaper (1889)
"surah, 5 t \ o Olliff, SJ, 25 / lA Harojn. Barbara, 23 mlu Peacock. RJ. 26 ; l 6 Puleston, WR, 24 / l в Raine, Miss, 2 m 11 Ritson. Thos., 12 mle Roake, ..."

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