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  1. mullah.
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Examples from the Web for mollah

Historical Examples

  • But you, you who killed my husband, how came you to be a mollah?'

    The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan

    James Morier

  • He instructed a mollah to call people to prayer from the pulpit.

  • The Mollah, or some grey-beard, announces the new arrangement to the guests.

  • His name was Mollah Zeman: he had been formerly known to my friends.

  • The dervish who prays for us is my master; an iman is still more my master; the mollah is still more my master than the iman.

British Dictionary definitions for mollah


  1. an older spelling of mullah
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