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shaʿir

[shah-eer] /ʃɑˈɪər/
noun, Islam.
1.
a person, especially a poet, endowed with unique perception or insight.
Origin of shaʿir
< Arabic shāʿir
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  • No, mem, tucked breists are oot o' date; ye'll no' see such a thing in Gleska; I'm shair puir Macphee himsel' hadna ane.

    Erchie (AKA Hugh Foulis) Neil Munro
  • Beer, beer, glorious beer; I'm shair I've perished three gallons this very day.

    Erchie (AKA Hugh Foulis) Neil Munro
  • In contradistinction to the shair, the charm of the pantoon lies, or should lie, in its being improvised.

    Monumental Java J. F. Scheltema
  • I'm no gaun to hurt you; but I'm gaun to tak' Black Jock oot o' your clutches as shair as daith.

    The Underworld James C. Welsh
  • I'm shair there's no' a woman in the place but wad hae liket him.

    The Underworld James C. Welsh
  • I'm shair it must be a hard job for the auld man, her paw, to provide diversions for the puir wee smout.

    Erchie (AKA Hugh Foulis) Neil Munro
  • I'm shair ye hadna muckle sense at the time, or it wadna be yon yin ye went coortin'.

    Erchie (AKA Hugh Foulis) Neil Munro

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