Meaning of “sheikh” in the English Dictionary

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"sheikh" in British English

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sheikhnoun [ C ]

also sheik uk /ʃeɪk/ /ʃiːk/ us /ʃeɪk/ /ʃiːk/

an Arab ruler or head of a group of people

(Definition of “sheikh” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)