Aboulcassem then related the cruelties of Aboulfatah, and how he had been preserved from the fury of that vizir.
Shortly after, the vizir himself was conducted to the Seven Towers.
The remarkable qualities of his mind attracted the attention of the king of Saragossa, who made him his vizir .
A golden stirrup which the vizir had lost was brought to Sobieski.
He stopped short on hearing what had occurred, and sent to the vizir to know whether he should go on or return.
A Berber sheik came to the support of the vizir, and Badis was appeased.
The community of Bagdad gained most through the favor shown to the Jews by the vizir.
The vizir will tell you to drink it, but be careful not to do so.
The sultan then set out for Irak, leaving the vizir in Azerbeijan.
And when the vizir comes to you and asks, "Did you drink what I gave you?"
1560s, from Turkish vezir "counsellor," from Arabic wazir "viceroy," literally "one who bears (the burden of office)," literally "porter, carrier," from wazara "he carried." But Klein says Arabic wazir is from Avestan viçira "arbitrator, judge." He also says it replaced Arabic katib, literally "writer," in the sense "secretary of state."