“One of the only good things to come out of this is the fact that I found a new family,” said jehad, referring to the Zilkers.
And then, jehad, a man whose very name has become synonymous with “holy war,” says something that lights a tiny spark of hope.
jehad says Anat has been a ray of hope for his family as well.
He would only take men who would put their lives on the hazard, for no quarter is given in jehad.
He is said to have torn off his suspenders, dipped himself in oil and proclaimed a jehad.
jehad had been proclaimed, and they were Christians in a Moslem country.
When he does, it almost always winds up with a jehad, a holy war.
Deprived of the Sheikhs countenance the jehad proved a rather damp squib.
jehad—religious war—generally applied to a war entered into from self-interest, as that of the United States against Spain.
They have the air and appearance of devotees, men set aside, roaming preachers of a jehad whose meaning they have forgotten.
1869, from Arabic, usually translated as "holy war," literally "struggle, contest, effort," from infinitive of jahada "he waged war, he applied himself to." Used in English since c.1880 for any sort of doctrinal crusade.
Note: Modern-day terrorists often claim that they are carrying out acts of destruction, such as the attacks on the World Trade Center towers, as part of a jihad.
A violent attack; destructive assault: We'll call these guys Tinker, Evers, and Chance, to protect them from jihad by the Elvis cult
[1980s+; fr Arabic, ''holy war'']