The hareem carriage of a man of importance has not only its eunuch, but also its sais, or running footman; often two of them.
For it was inconceivable that he should now take Rosamund to his hareem.
Doubtless he wished to procure for himself and his hareem some European clothing, without the expense of buying it.
It deals with a youthful bride who has just been attached to a Persian hareem.
Marriages of slaves from the khalif's hareem occur more than once in the Thousand and One Nights.
On the 27th of March, 1838, Miss Holliday went in state to the hareem.
His descent was much quicker than his ascent, as he was in deadly fear of being shot by the irate owner of the hareem.
The Ameer has sent a white female slave for the Sultan's hareem.
If there happens to be only one boy in the hareem, he becomes almost like a little god to all the women folk.
She did not expect great results, or look for much enthusiasm, in the hareem.
1630s, from Turkish harem, from Arabic haram "wives and concubines," originally "women's quarters," literally "something forbidden or kept safe," from root of harama "he guarded, forbade."