In this event it may be set into a scarf or drapery of China or surah silk with charming results.
In surah xiv., a grievous punishment is prepared for the unjust.
surah—A twilled silk similar to serge; first made in Surat, India.
The greatest luxury to which she treated herself now and again was a taffetas or surah silk.
So in the sixth surah, he writes: We (as if identifying himself with God) will not impose a task on any soul beyond its ability.
Thus in the second surah he insists that mankind was of one faith from the beginning.
"chapter of the Quran," 1610s, from Arabic surah, literally "step, degree."
sura su·ra (sur'ə)
n. pl. su·rae (sur'ē)
The calf of the leg. Also called su'ral.