In short, we can work with him like we have with sultan—with a wary eye.
Just two weeks later, the sultan issued his decree that shariah, Islamic law, would be the new law of the land.
In June 2010, sultan and Cohen were summoned to answer a foreclosure complaint filed by Bank of America.
A year later, in 2000, sultan and Cohen sold Live On Line to Digital Island, another Internet company.
sultan wound up with about a seventh of that amount—40,203 shares, worth about $1.5 million.
There was much difference of opinion at the Court of the sultan whether the action of Austria should be treated as a casus belli.
sultan snuffs with his thin nostrils, and paces with proud grace.
Four years later circumstances rendered an embassy to the sultan of Egypt imperative.
I am afraid to go back to the sultan, for he will command his servants to turn me from the door.
The sultan spoke: “Open the chests;” and they, which before no violence could force, now sprang open of their own accord.
1550s, from Middle French sultan "ruler of Turkey" (16c.), from Arabic sultan "ruler, king, queen, power, dominion," from Aramaic shultana "power," from shelet "have power." His wife, mother, daughter, concubine, or sister is a sultana.