noun, plural fir·mans.
Origin of firman
Examples from the Web for firman
Firman reckons that he loses about two friends a year to climbing-related accidents.
There is no solace in the adage that ‘at least he died doing what he loved,’” Firman told me, “It sucks and it will happen.
The more important dynamic at work, Firman said, is the longer-term process of elemental self-discovery that can happen.
Miss Firman was called from the room, and Mr. Gryce found himself left for a few moments alone.
In fact, in the firman which he has since sent us, we are mentioned as "nobles."The Lands of the Saracen|Bayard Taylor
To the requisitions contained in this firman it was incumbent upon those to whom it was addressed to pay implicit obedience.Visits To Monasteries in the Levant|Robert Curzon
The Turkish Government gave me a firman, which was practically a passport to go where I pleased.The Treasure of the Tigris|A. F. Mockler Ferryman
Miss Firman came around and touched Mr. Gryce on the shoulder.