(often initial capital letter) great king; emperor (a title applied especially formerly to the shah of Iran, the sultan of Turkey, and to the British sovereign as emperor in India).
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How to use padishah in a sentence
The Khanum is dead, and her secrets are the padishah's, like everything else she possessed.Paul Patoff | F. Marion Crawford
Shir Khan treated the women belonging to Humaynn with great respect, and restored them to the padishah.
The padishah has but to nod, and pashas and princes become slaves, beggars, or corpses.'Midst the Wild Carpathians | Mr Jkai
What is more remarkable, the padishah stood up; the prince seeing this, whispered the patriarch to curtail the ceremony.The Thistle and the Cedar of Lebanon | Habeeb Risk Allah
But that same banner thou shouldst seize and bear in thine own hand, most glorious padishah!Halil the Pedlar | Mr Jkai
British Dictionary definitions for Padishah
a title of the shah of Iran
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