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a judge in a Muslim community, whose decisions are based on Islamic religious law.
Historical Examples

The Arab’s Pledge Edward L. Mitford
Mystics and Saints of Islam Claud Field
Told in the Coffee House Cyrus Adler
Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers Various
The Pacha of Many Tales Frederick Marryat
Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers Various
The Pacha of Many Tales Frederick Marryat
Bulgaria Frank Fox
In the Land of Mosques & Minarets Francis Miltoun
The Pacha of Many Tales Frederick Marryat

noun (pl) -dis
a judge in a Muslim community
noun (pl) -dis
a variant spelling of cadi


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