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shaʿir

[shah-eer]
noun Islam.
  1. a person, especially a poet, endowed with unique perception or insight.
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Origin of shaʿir

From the Arabic word shāʿir
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Examples from the Web for shair

Historical Examples of shair

  • I'm shair there's no' a woman in the place but wad hae liket him.

    The Underworld

    James C. Welsh

  • I'm no gaun to hurt you; but I'm gaun to tak' Black Jock oot o' your clutches as shair as daith.

    The Underworld

    James C. Welsh

  • In contradistinction to the shair, the charm of the pantoon lies, or should lie, in its being improvised.

    Monumental Java

    J. F. Scheltema

  • Beer, beer, glorious beer; I'm shair I've perished three gallons this very day.

    Erchie

    (AKA Hugh Foulis) Neil Munro

  • No, mem, tucked breists are oot o' date; ye'll no' see such a thing in Gleska; I'm shair puir Macphee himsel' hadna ane.

    Erchie

    (AKA Hugh Foulis) Neil Munro