Origin of shaikh
From the Arabic word shaykh literally, old man
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Examples from the Web for shaikh
“The Turks are actually weaker than their rhetoric,” Shaikh says.Turkey Blames Syria for Reyhanli Bombs, but Response May Rest on U.S.
May 13, 2013
Shaikh, of the Brooking Doha Center, says the Obama administration is “playing with fire” by letting the conflict drag on.Israel Bombs Syria: Nation a ‘Battlefield for the World’s Powers’
May 7, 2013
However, Shaikh was not allowed by the FBI or the Bush administration to testify before the 9/11 Commission or the JICI.Was the Saudi Government Involved in the 9/11 Terror Attacks?
March 13, 2012
The shaikh came to transact some business of consequence to him.Byeways in Palestine
Their father, Shaikh Mubarak, was a poet, and a profound scholar.Akbar
P. A. S. van Limburg-Brouwer
Amad Tabal has no news of you, but Shaikh Byazd has and he sent me here.
Their tombs are revered and that of Shaikh Usmn in particular.
In reply to questions as to who he was and what he wanted, he replied: 'I am a Shaikh of the Najd.The Life of Mohammad