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Qutb

[koo-tuh b]
noun Islam.
  1. (in Sufism) the highest-ranking saint, the focal point of all spiritual energy.
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Origin of Qutb

First recorded in 1895–1900, Qutb is from the Arabic word quṭb literally, axis
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  • When they were near Chandwr, Qutb Khns people in it got out and away.

    The Bbur-nma in English

    Babur, Emperor of Hindustan

  • Qutb Khn, for his part, abandoned Etwa on hearing these news, fled with a few and got away.

    The Bbur-nma in English

    Babur, Emperor of Hindustan

  • Qutb of Srwn may be the Qutb Khn of earlier mention without the cognomen.

    The Bbur-nma in English

    Babur, Emperor of Hindustan