Origin of sultan
OTHER WORDS FROM sultansul·tan·ic [suhl-tan-ik], /sʌlˈtæn ɪk/, adjectivesul·tan·like, adjectivesul·tan·ship, noun
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How to use sultan in a sentence
Ricky Gervais, the sultan of scorn, uttered that cheeky bit while emceeing the Golden Globes ceremony a few years back.The Golden Globes Sobers Up (Sort Of): Years of Ridicule and Bribery Rumors Scares HFPA Straight|Marlow Stern|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As a teenager, I was the mistress of his brother—who ‘gave’ me as a gift to the sultan.
And yet it is the privilege of the prince and the sultan to misbehave.
At the time, the sultan was the wealthiest man in the world.
Just two weeks later, the Sultan issued his decree that shariah, Islamic law, would be the new law of the land.
Then came the Sultan (Abdul Hamid) himself in an open carriage, closely surrounded and guarded by officers.
In truth, the Sultan of Sulu was probably quite as unable as he was unwilling to carry out its provisions.
The Sultan declared he could never receive the Governor with such splendour, but he wanted him to promise to return his visit.
Only half convinced and full of suspicion, the Sultan walked on in a daze, as though he were going to his last doom.
The sultan of Turkey issued a firman granting new rights and privileges to his Christian subjects.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell