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kadis

n. (plural of kadi English)

Usage examples of "kadis".

Now, who has the best of it, you followers of the Kadis, or I, the Christian?

I belong to the holy Kadis, and to avenge the Mokkadem I have waited for you in Maabdah.

I was imprisoned here in punishment for refusing to kill a man whom the Kadis wished put away.

Either the man had sufficient nerve to control his fear or he really did think that the emir would not dare touch one so high in authority, for he acted as though he were perfectly secure, and even ordered the Reis Effendina to unfasten his bonds, threatening him with the power of the Kadis if he refused.