Moslem

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj Moslem of or relating to or supporting Islamism "Islamic art"
    • n Moslem a believer in or follower of Islam
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The curtain or veil used by some Hindus and Moslems to seclude or hide their women from strangers is called a "purdah."
    • n Moslem mŏz"lĕm An adherent of Islam; a Mussulman; an orthodox Mohammedan. "Heaps of slaughtered Moslem .""They piled the ground with Moslem slain."
    • a Moslem mŏz"lĕm Of or pertaining to the Mohammedans; Mohammedan; as, Moslem lands; the Moslem faith.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Moslem A follower of Mohammed; an orthodox Mohammedan.
    • Moslem Of or pertaining to the Mohammedans; Mohammedan.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Moslem moz′lem a Mussulman or Mohammedan
    • adj Moslem of or belonging to the Mohammedans
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Ar. muslim, a true believer in the Mohammedan faith, fr. salama, to submit to God, to resign one's self to the divine will. Cf. Islam Mussulman

Usage

In literature:

After the Armistice one did not see every Serb, Croat and Moslem in Bosnia forthwith forgetting all the evil of the past.
"The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 2" by Henry Baerlein
The Christian members of the crews deserted wholesale and turned upon their Moslem officers.
"A History of Sea Power" by William Oliver Stevens and Allan Westcott
The nation, the individuals melted away; the Moslem armies were immortal.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 56, Number 348" by Various
In the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries no part of the Mediterranean was free from the raids of the Moslem pirates.
"Famous Sea Fights" by John Richard Hale
Their ranks were filled with crowds of Greeks, Jews, and Moslems, without discipline and without order.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol 3 No 3, March 1863" by Various
Unmoved the Moslem sits, the light Greek carols by.
"The Works of Lord Byron, Volume 2" by George Gordon Byron
I omitted to mention that the only Moslem minaret I have seen so far was in Dakeilah.
"The Incomparable 29th and the "River Clyde"" by George Davidson
Small wonder the Moslems believed that two hundred winters had piled their snows upon his head!
"With Spurs of Gold" by Frances Nimmo Greene
The town continued to prosper till the alliance of Francis I. with the Turks brought the scourge of the Moslem again on the Riviera.
"Stray Studies from England and Italy" by John Richard Greene
We passed through a garden, where a venerable Moslem was sitting on a stone, silently and solemnly engaged in smoking his pipe.
"Heads and Tales" by Various
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In poetry:

No Moslem heaven for him who falls,
A bribed requital doles;
And while ye save your country,--ye,
Alas! may lose your souls!
"Beechenbrook - VII" by Margaret Junkin Preston
Each Moslem tomb, and cypress old,
Looked holy through the sunset air;
And, angel-like, the Muezzin told
From tower and mosque the hour of prayer.
"The Star Of Bethlehem" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Voiceless passed the years; and Rumour
Falsely slew him, whose steel mail
Flashed o'er white walls, azure sea girt,
Watched, and feared by Moslem sail.
"Colhorn" by John Douglas Sutherland Campbell
"To nobler masters still a slave,
I felt the fame of Doria mine;
Saw Venice o'er her channels shine;
Pursued the Moslem on the wave,
And shattered them, when victory gave
Her palm to Malta's isle.
"The Armada Gun" by John Douglas Sutherland Campbell
And many months went in and out,
And rife with tidings was the world:
No more were Turkish flags unfurled,
The Moslem's had been put to rout,
For the unscarred Romanian lads
Full well had fought throughout.
"Three, Mighty God, All Three!" by George Cosbuc
The Queens of Dacca they slept in flame—
Slept in the flame of the palace old—
To save their honour from Moslem shame.
And the dove—the dove—oh, the homing dove,
She cooed to her young where the smoke-cloud rolled!
"The Dove of Dacca" by Rudyard Kipling

In news:

Of 178 conservatively -dressing Moslem women studied by researchers at the United Arab Emirates University, only two were not deficient in vitamin D.
JAKARTA , Indonesia, Sept 16— Indonesia's council of religious leaders called today for restraint after clashes between Moslems and security forces in Jakarta last Thursday in which 20 people were reported dead.
I was sitting at a table in a tiny Moslem café on the edge of the Algiers Casbah.
Alleged Fort Hood shooter Major Nidal Malik Hasan had ties to US-born militant Moslem cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, a leading figure seeking to recruit English speakers to violent jihad.
The second part in Austrian director Ulrich Seidl's trilogy about three women at crossroads concerns a fanatically devout Catholic reunited with her Moslem husband.
Most of us as we learned of the Moslems, the followers of Mohammed, assumed they were one billion unified believers in lockstep following the instructions of Mohammed.
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