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effendi


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Effendi  \Ef*fen"di\,  n.,  [Turk.  efendi,  fr  Modern  Gr  ?,  fr 
  Gr  ?  a  chief.  See  {Authentic}.] 
  Master;  sir;  --  a  Turkish  title  of  respect,  applied  esp.  to  a 
  state  official  or  man  of  learning,  as  one  learned  in  the  law, 
  but  often  simply  as  the  courtesy  title  of  a  gentleman. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Effendi  \Ef*fen"di\,  n.  [Turk.  efendi,  fr  Modern  Gr  ?,  fr  Gr 
  ?  a  chief.  See  {Authentic}.] 
  Master;  sir;  --  a  title  of  a  Turkish  state  official  and  man 
  of  learning,  especially  one  learned  in  the  law. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  effendi 
  n  :  a  former  Turkish  term  of  respect;  especially  for  government 
  officials 




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