noun See Scheherazade
noun 1. a soft wool that comes from the protected Tibetan antelope
noun 1. sheik (def 1). 2. Also called pir. (in Sufism) the spiritual guide.
noun, Islam. 1. a dissident Shiʿite sect that developed in the 19th century, composed of followers of Ahmad Ahsaʾi (c1741–1826).