Origin of dervish
Words nearby dervish
How to use dervish in a sentence
But he was a whirling dervish of energy and could outwork his critics.From The Square Deal to The New Deal: The Overlapping Political Identities of TR and FDR|John Avlon|September 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The son is a more polished, if less genuine, character than the whirling-dervish, passionate, and even bombastic icon of a father.
Bailey got the job and proceeded to “work like a whirling dervish.”CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Celebrates 2012 Award Winners|Robin Givhan|November 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
His earthliness places him not among those larger-than-life kind of heroes, but among the humble, quiet ones—a dervish hero.A Friend’s Tribute to Ambassador Chris Stevens: The Diplomatic Indiana Jones|Roya Hakakian|September 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
A whisper at Ispahan, 'Kerbogha is of the Ismaelians; he moves disguised as a dervish to seduce the emirs.'God Wills It!|William Stearns Davis
The Dervish wore long hair, and was dressed in a garment entirely made up of patches of cloth of various colours.The Caravan Route between Egypt and Syria|Ludwig Salvator
To use force against a dervish would be looked upon as an exceedingly unpropitious affair to the true believer.War in the Garden of Eden|Kermit Roosevelt
Stern had to take precautions for his safety, adopting native dress and passing as the "Dervish Abdallah."
Dressed as a dervish he passed through all these countries unhurt, but was often in danger.