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or va·kil

noun Indian English.
  1. a native lawyer.
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Origin of vakeel

1615–25; < Hindi vakēl < Arabic wakīl
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Historical Examples of vakil

  • I am Debono's Vakil, and am glad you are come, for we are all tired of waiting for you.

    The Discovery of the Source of the Nile

    John Hanning Speke

  • Our lanterns, as befits the Vakil's position, are very large.

  • Rionga passed his hours in native excesses, in the joy of receiving the titular rank of Vakil to the Khedive.

    The Life of Gordon, Volume I

    Demetrius Charles Boulger