sigeh

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sigeh a Shiite tradition of temporary marriage permitted in Iran that allows a couple to specify the terms of their relationship; can last from a few minutes to 99 years "sigeh legally wraps premarital sex in an Islamic cloak"
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Usage

In literature:

Here she is, Antony; she who is called Sigeh, Eunoia, Barbelo, Prounikos!
"The Temptation of St. Antony" by Gustave Flaubert
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