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Examples from the Web for faquir
Remember him who came only last month—the faquir with the tortoise?'
What manner of faquir art thou to shiver at a little watching?'
Speak freely, for we priests—' That last was a direct plagiarism from a faquir by the Taksali Gate.
There was a faquir by the Taksali Gate who had just this gift and made money by it, especially when cursing silly women.
Only, the second faquir, whom the Sahibs beat senseless, was the man who came to search thy bulkhead at Lahore.
- a variant spelling of fakir
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Word Origin and History for faquir
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