noun (often initial capital letter)
- shagreen skin,
- shah alam,
- shah jahan,
- shah of iran,
Origin of shah
Examples from the Web for shah
So Pakistan, as a senior Pakistani official told Shah, is forced to play the latest version of the Great Game, too.Pakistan’s Dance With Terrorists Just Backfired and Killed 132 Children|Chris Allbritton|December 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If the Shah did not have cancer, major events could have gone in another direction.
Indochina, East Timor, the Shah, our brief covert support for the Khmer Rouge.
The FBI were enlisted to investigate the background of Captain Shah, the pilot.
Captain Shah, like other dedicated professionals, was known as a guy who liked to promote the skills of his craft.MH370’s Pilots Behaved As They Should in an Emergency, Not as Sinister Killers|Clive Irving|March 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Again Shah Sevar stares into the fire for a while and then asks, "Are the jambas in good condition?"From Pole to Pole|Sven Anders Hedin
Another stone, the Taj-e-mah, belonging to the shah, is a pale rose pear-shaped stone and is said to weigh 146 carats.
Last evening there was a gala performance at the Grand Opéra for the blasé Shah.The Sunny Side of Diplomatic Life, 1875-1912|Lillie DeHegermann-Lindencrone
Should the Shah hear of the one we possess, he will instantly send for it, and what are we to do then?The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan|James Morier
One flooring a building with $20 gold pieces in Shah Jahan's day evidently would be looked upon as a cheap imitator.Seven Legs Across the Seas|Samuel Murray
Word Origin for shah
title of the king of Persia, 1560s, shaw, from Persian shah, shortened from Old Persian xšayathiya "king," from Indo-Iranian *ksayati "he has power over, rules" from PIE *tke- "to gain control of, gain power over" (cf. Sanskrit ksatram "dominion;" Greek krasthai "to acquire, get," kektesthai "to possess"). His wife is a shahbanu (from banu "lady"); his son is a shahzadah (from zadah "son").