[sol-duh n, sohl-, sohd-n]
- the ruler of an Islamic country.
- Archaic. a sultan, especially the sultan of Egypt.
Origin of Soldan
1250–1300; Middle English < Middle French < Arabic. See sultan
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Examples from the Web for soldan
Prof. Soldan, who has devoted an appendix to the first volume of his Gesch.The Rise of the Hugenots, Vol. 1 (of 2)
Henry Martyn Baird
But the Soldan, in his outrecuidance, demands single combat.A History of the French Novel, Vol. 1
Crest: a soldan's head sable, the brow encircled by a torse or.A Complete Guide to Heraldry
Arthur Charles Fox-Davies
And when they were nigh, the Soldan cried and said, "What folk are ye?"
Then the Soldan gave commandment that they should all be slain with the sword.
- an archaic word for sultan
C13: via Old French from Arabic: sultan