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Definition of "faqir" [faqir]

  • A religious mendicant who owns no personal property. (noun)

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Use "faqir" in a sentence
  • "The alternate spelling "faqir" is very useful to Scrabble players, as an example of a permitted word that has a Q but not a U."
  • "British archival sources report that a Muslim holy man, or faqir, attempted to give the people of Makin hope by laying a spell on the 6-inch howitzer shells and pledging that they would no longer explode in the valley."
  • "To this the faqir replied: ‘O youth! it would be best for you to have nothing to do with me and to know nothing of my fortunes, for my story is fit neither for telling nor for hearing.’"