When the vessel was brought to anchor, he climbed up into it, and disguised himself as a fakir.
It was a foregone conclusion that they would consider him a fakir and a crook.
I leaned over the side of my beast, seized the fakir by the hair, and drew him into the sovari.
"Yes, but Lemoine was a fakir of the first water;" said Andrews.
Like the fakir, he possessed the art of spiritual detachment, which is an attribute of genius.
Unfortunately the fakir did not improve the longer he stayed with us.
Brown swung the Beluchi out in front of him where he could hear the fakir better.
"One of the brothers must have come back for something," the fakir heard some one mutter.
I guess you won't do any more doctoring around these parts, Mr. fakir.
The fakir was in the bag into which he had been put, cold and inanimate.
c.1600, from Arabic faqir "a poor man," from faqura "he was poor." Term for Muslim holy man who lived by begging, misapplied in 19c. English (possibly under influence of faker) to Hindu ascetics. Arabic plural form fuqara may have led to variant early English forms such as fuckiere (1630s).