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sheikdom

or sheikh·dom

[ sheek-duhm, sheyk- ]
/ ˈʃik dəm, ˈʃeɪk- /
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noun

the land or territory under the control of a sheik.

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Origin of sheikdom

First recorded in 1835–45; sheik + -dom
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