[ kah-dee, key- ]

noun,plural ka·dis.
  1. a variant of qadi.

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How to use kadi in a sentence

  • To this the Jew agreed, and the two went together to the great hall, in which the kadi was administering justice.

  • That hot place—without trees, and all so dusty and dirty—kadikadi—I forget.

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  • He assumes, as he still might safely do, the venality of the kadi or official interpreter of the law.

  • Finally the kadi went up to Paula, whose heroic composure as she heard the sentence of death had filled him with admiration.

  • The kadi's benevolent face expressed extreme apprehension, and the contents of the letter were indeed such as to cause it.

British Dictionary definitions for kadi


/ (ˈkɑːdɪ, ˈkeɪdɪ) /

nounplural -dis
  1. a variant spelling of cadi

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