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noun 
  1. The leader of an Arab village, family or small tribe.
  2. (colloquial) An Islamic religious clergy; the leader of an Islamic religious order.
  3. (context, some Arab Persian Gulf, Gulf countries) An official title for members of the royal family as well as some prominent families.
  4. (context, 1920s) A romantic lover. (rfdate, turn this into real quote) (from The Sheikh, 1921 film)
Translations: 
  • Dutch: sheik(nl)m
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    (trans-bottom)
Etymology: From (term, sc=Arab, Ù, , tr=Åaykh) < (term, sc=Arab, , tr=ÅÄkha, , to age, grow old).


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