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Examples from the Web for faqir
He was then sent before the faqir, who remained seated on a mat.
The most characteristic garment of the faqir is known as the dilaq, which is a patchwork, particoloured cloak.
- a variant spelling of fakir
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Word Origin and History for faqir
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