the portion of a Turkish palace or house reserved for men.
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How to use selamlik in a sentence
I helped to carry her down through the selamlik to the street at the back of the house.The Secret Witness | George Gibbs
She made no sound, but dropping the curtain noiselessly, sidled slowly off down the dark passage leading to the selamlik.Six Women | Victoria Cross
After waiting one morning for a weary time with an order at the selamlik, we saw the Sultan go to the Yildis mosque.The Story of My Life, volumes 4-6 | Augustus J. C. Hare
In a paroxysm of passion selamlik Pasha called two Abyssinian slaves standing behind.Donovan Pasha And Some People Of Egypt, Complete | Gilbert Parker
He knew selamlik Pasha well, and the secret of his influence over him is for telling elsewhere.Donovan Pasha And Some People Of Egypt, Complete | Gilbert Parker