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Definition of "faquir" []

  • Obsolete spelling of fakir. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "faquir" in a sentence
  • "The latter had the character of a pretender to devotion, and, in his copy, there was this addition, "You would not be such a fool, my dear Duke, as to be a 'faquir' -- confess that you would be very glad to be one of those good monks who lead such a jolly life.""
  • "They would have dubbed him faquir and have foisted him to a pillar of holiness had he cared to let them."
  • "Moslem historian, on the authority of Sidi Hasan, a faquir who flourished about the time of Ferdinand and Isabella, and who was present at the taking down of the weathercock, when the old Kassaba was undergoing repairs."