vizier

Part of speech: noun

A high official in a Mohammedan country.

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Usage examples "vizier":

  1. These Franks are strange people," observed the pacha to the vizier; " they've a tear for every woman." - "The Pacha of Many Tales", Captain Frederick Marryat.
  2. Mustapha, who had wit enough to perceive that he was to act the part of Giaffar, the vizier, immediately replied, " O pacha! - "The Pacha of Many Tales", Captain Frederick Marryat.
  3. Thorough in all, my resolute vizier Plays both the despot and the volunteer, Exacts with fines obedience to my laws, And for his music, too, exacts applause. - "New-Poems", Stevenson, Robert Louis.