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Definitions of Kadi

  1. Alt. of Kadiaster

Usage examples for Kadi

  1. So this very day her father had reached Fostat, and the Kadi had received him as a guest into his house. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. A peasant directed us forwards to the Tell el Kadi, which at length we reached- an eminence rising from the plain, out of which issues a river all formed at once, gushing from the hill over a stony bed. – Byeways in Palestine by James Finn
  3. As well as basha every city has its kadi, or judge of civil law, who settles all questions of land, of grants, divorces, etc. – In the Tail of the Peacock by Isabel Savory
  4. The kadi entered with a smile on his countenance, and made the usual picturesque form of salutation by describing the figure 3 with his right hand from the floor to his forehead. – Across Asia on a Bicycle by Thomas Gaskell Allen and William Lewis Sachtleben
  5. Taking the Kadi by surprise he thrust him aside, and prepared to deal a fearful blow that should fell Orion before he himself should fall. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  6. On these grounds the bishop had expressed his doubts, and though they gave rise to an indignant murmur among the judges, the Kadi so far admitted the prelate's suspicions as to explain that last evening a letter had reached him from his uncle at Djidda, Haschim the merchant, in which mention was made of the emerald. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  7. The Kadi however signed to him to be silent and bid the Jacobite counsel for the accused speak next. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  8. The girl began to feel more calm, and the Kadi told her that her own mother wanted to ask her a few questions. – The Women of the Arabs by Henry Harris Jessup
  9. Then before the Kadi they exchanged color And became bosom- sisters for ever and ever. – An Anthology of Jugoslav Poetry; Serbian Lyrics by Various
  10. It is read by the Kadi or Sheikh, and in accordance to the Druze doctrine that they must outwardly conform to the religion of the governing power, it is a purely Mohammedan ordinance. – The Women of the Arabs by Henry Harris Jessup
  11. After a little the Kadi said, it is enough. – The Women of the Arabs by Henry Harris Jessup
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