qadi

[kah-dee, key-]
noun, plural qadis.
a judge in a Muslim community, whose decisions are based on Islamic religious law.
Also, cadi, kadi.


Origin:
< Arabic qādī judge

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qadi (ˈkɑːdɪ, ˈkeɪdɪ)
 
n , pl -dis
a variant spelling of cadi

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Qadi, however, purchased the food stamp benefits for less than their full value from the beneficiaries in exchange for cash.
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