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Synonyms for sheik

the leader of an Arab village or family

a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance

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And don't you know," said the Sheik of the Outfit, "that caravans will then stop here for rest and refreshments, giving you a chance to steal the camels, the horses, and the goods?
24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Frank Zappa's 1979 double album, Sheik Yerbouti, is newly remastered from the original analog masters for worldwide vinyl reissue on December 11 by Zappa Records/UMe.
She also told of her grief at the loss of Sheku - who she called Sheik - and how their five-month-old son Isaac constantly reminds her of his dad.
The detention of four suspects comes five days after two key accused, Mohammed Salim Sheik and Gopal Sarkar, were arrested from Mumbai and New Delhi.
KUWAIT, Nov 2 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah will sponsor Wednesday a UNESCO ceremony to honor late Sheik Abdullah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah as an international personality of educational and cultural achievements, a senior official at the Amiri Diwan said on Sunday.
The book for the stage version was written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and Duncan Sheik penned music and lyrics for more than a dozen original songs.
Sheik Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the ruler of Dubai, has announced plans for a giant property project called Mall of the World.
Hossein Khosrow Ali Vaziri, better known to fans of American professional "wrestling" as the Iron Sheik, has bad knees now and often moves about in a wheelchair.
Farouq al-Jughaifi, Haditha's Police Chief, said a suicide bomber in western Iraq has killed Sheik Saeed Fleih al-Osman, a prominent pro-government tribal sheik and leader of the town's anti-al-Qaida Sunni tribal militias, as well as six of his militiamen.
28, the Coordinator of Public Move in Kirkuk, Sheik Khalid al-Mofaraji, after being detained for 5 months.
Government is striving hard to bring improvement in the key sectors and no hurdle would be tolerated in way of development," he expressed these views during his surprise visit to Sheik Zahid Hospital and Helper High Hospital, here on Wednesday.
They also believe she was behind the killings of radical Muslim clerics Aboud Rogo Mohammed and his successor Sheik Ibrahim Rogo after falling out with them.
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says the attack on the village of Sheik Hadid occurred late Friday.
In his first public address since taking a day earlier, the 33-year-old emir, Sheik Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, said the shift in leadership "doesn't mean the challenges and the tests at hand have changed.
Grand Mufti Sheik Abdul-Aziz al-Sheik made his remarks late on Friday during a speech to other Saudi clerics.