Origin of sahib
plural noun, singular Sa·hib [sah-ib, -eeb] /ˈsɑ ɪb, -ib/. Islam.
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Historical Examples of sahib
What do you think will become of the man who shot the Dhah, sahib?
"It is not him of whom it is a question, Sahib," he replied.The Unknown Life of Jesus Christ
And what message would you like for the Sahib to give the boys and girls of America for you?Where Half The World Is Waking Up
There's a Sahib come to call on me, an' that's more than he'll iver do for you onless you run!Soldiers Three, Part II.
He disclosed that I was a sahib, and that I was on my way to Lhassa.In the Forbidden Land
Arnold Henry Savage Landor
Word Origin for sahib
respectful address to Europeans in India, 1670s, from Hindi or Urdu sahib "master, lord," from Arabic sahib, originally "friend, companion," from sahiba "he accompanied." Female form ("European lady") is memsahib.