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Origin of vizier
OTHER WORDS FROM viziervi·zier·ate [vi-zeer-it, -eyt, viz-yer-it, -yuh-reyt], /vɪˈzɪər ɪt, -eɪt, ˈvɪz yər ɪt, -yəˌreɪt/, vi·zier·ship, nounvi·zier·i·al, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for vizier
For257 a Mahometan who chose a vizir ruled, but did not govern.History of the Jews, Vol. III (of 6)|Heinrich Graetz
And when the Vizir comes to you and asks, "Did you drink what I gave you?"The Violet Fairy Book|Various
But he was surnamed the "sorrowful" vizir, because he appeared to be always plunged in a profound melancholy.The Thousand and One Days|Julia Pardoe
Ought I to maintain the dignified bearing of a vizir, or abandon myself to the tender attitudes of a lover?French and Oriental Love in a Harem|Mario Uchard
Acomat, the vizir, is more a favourite with the French critics; but in such parts Racine does not rise to the level of Corneille.