shaikh al-islam

shaikh al-islam
\\|shāˌkalə̇|släm, |shīˌk-\ noun or sheikh ul islam \\-ku̇l-\
Usage: usually capitalized S&I
Etymology: Arabic shaykh al-islām
: the chief judge of any of various large Muslim cities; especially : the grand mufti of Constantinople

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