So I'm not scared of Cordoba House, with or without its wahabi backers.
Why should he answer to a Mahratta laonee if he be wahabi—or Sikh?'
The new wahabi state was a close counterpart of the Meccan caliphate.
He was first ordered to quell the wahabi insurrection in Arabia, and his campaign there is alluded to in chap.
Coffee-shops take the place of spirit and wine shops, which in the strict wahabi country would not be, for a moment, tolerated.
Most of them, if not actually belonging to that strict sect of Arabians known as wahabi, have strong puritanical proclivities.
Our host, we soon learnt, rather to our dismay, was a most rigid ascetic—a wahabi to the backbone.
The mosques have neither domes nor minarets—a sign of the rigid wahabi influence which swept over Arabia.
More heads came under his thumb, and he took more men with impunity by the beard, than even the chief of the wahabi himself.'
He then made the pilgrimage to Mecca, and there his reformist zeal was still further quickened by the wahabi teachers.
1807, follower of Islamic fundamentalist Abd-el-Wahhab (1691-1787), from his name, with Arabic genitive suffix -i.