Balkis



noun
the name in the Koran of the queen of Sheba2
Historical Examples

If now you have spoken truth, take this letter to Queen balkis; then come away.
The Curious Book of Birds Abbie Farwell Brown

While I study astronomy I think neither of balkis nor anything else on earth.
Balthasar Anatole France

balkis trembled at this speech; her countenance expressed the horror she felt at this command.
The Thousand and One Days Julia Pardoe

Up flew the Butterfly’s Wife, very frightened, and clung to balkis’s white hand.
Just So Stories Rudyard Kipling

balkis then took leave, repeatedly assuring the son of Abdelaziz that she would never forget his generous conduct.
The Thousand and One Days Julia Pardoe

balkis bent her beautiful head down and whispered, ‘Little woman, do you believe what your husband has just said?’
Just So Stories Rudyard Kipling

He just laughed with joy, and balkis, on the other side of the tree, smiled because her own true love was so joyful.
Just So Stories Rudyard Kipling

Then balkis beckoned that bold Queen without looking at her, and said to her and to the others, ‘Come and see.’
Just So Stories Rudyard Kipling

The poor king rolled to earth, and as he turned on balkis a dying glance his sight faded.
Balthasar Anatole France

Balthasar, left alone with balkis, tried to speak; he opened his mouth but he could not utter a word.
Balthasar Anatole France

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