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faqir

or fa·quir

[fuh-keer, fey-ker]
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noun
  1. fakir.
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Historical Examples

  • He was then sent before the faqir, who remained seated on a mat.

    Among the Wild Tribes of the Afghan Frontier

    T. L. Pennell

  • The most characteristic garment of the faqir is known as the dilaq, which is a patchwork, particoloured cloak.


British Dictionary definitions for faqir

faqir

noun
  1. a variant spelling of fakir
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Word Origin and History for faqir

n.

see fakir.

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