Shaikh al-Islam

noun
\¦shāˌkalə̇¦släm, ¦shīˌk-\
variants: or Sheikh ul Islam \-ku̇l- \

Definition of Shaikh al-Islam 

in the Ottoman Empire

: the chief judge of any of various large Muslim cities especially : the grand mufti of Constantinople

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History and Etymology for Shaikh al-Islam

Arabic shaykh al-islām

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