Mussulman


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Mus·sul·man

 (mŭs′əl-mən)
n. pl. Mus·sul·men or Mus·sul·mans Archaic
A Muslim.

[Ultimately (partly via Ottoman Turkish müsülmān, müslümān) from Persian musulmān, from alteration of Arabic muslim, Muslim; see Muslim.]

Mussulman

(ˈmʌsəlmən) or

Mussalman

n, pl -mans
(Islam) an archaic word for Muslim
[C16: from Persian Musulmān (pl) from Arabic Muslimūn, pl of Muslim]

Mus•lim

(ˈmʌz lɪm, ˈmʊz-, ˈmʊs-)

also Moslem



adj., n., pl. -lims, -lim. adj.
1. of or pertaining to the religion, law, or civilization of Islam.
n.
2. an adherent of Islam.
[< Arabic, literally, a person who submits. See Islam]
usage: Moslem, once the more widely used form, still has currency but has declined in favor of Muslim. The use of Muhammadan in reference to Islam or its adherents is rejected by Muslims themselves, as is Muhammadanism for Islam.
Translations

Mussulman

n pl <-mans> (old)Muselman(in) m(f)
References in classic literature ?
If I could convince myself that I have any right to be satisfied with men as they are, and to treat them accordingly, and not according, in some respects, to my requisitions and expectations of what they and I ought to be, then, like a good Mussulman and fatalist, I should endeavor to be satisfied with things as they are, and say it is the will of God.
but rely on this, that when the Templar crossed the hall yesternight, he spoke to his Mussulman slaves in the Saracen language, which I well understand, and charged them this morning to watch the journey of the Jew, to seize upon him when at a convenient distance from the mansion, and to conduct him to the castle of Philip de Malvoisin, or to that of Reginald Front-de-B
Now this Mussulman was employed by the Sultan, and furnished his table with oil and butter.
The chief policeman of the quarter came running up, and found a Christian ill-treating a Mussulman.
There is no pardon for a Christian who kills a Mussulman.
So the chief of police ordered a gallows to be erected, and sent criers to proclaim in every street in the city that a Christian was to be hanged that day for having killed a Mussulman.
Mahomet, at last satisfied with cruelty, made an offer of sending him to the viceroy of the Indies, if he would turn Mussulman.
About ten the balloon anchored on the side of the Trembling Mountain, so called, because, in Arab tradition, it is said to tremble the instant that a Mussulman sets foot upon it.
things cheery for the good Mussulman, whose belief in her existence
There were three officers of Tippoo's household, strangers to the rest, who had won their master's confidence by conforming, or appearing to conform, to the Mussulman faith; and to those three men report pointed as the three priests in disguise.
Mrs Varden opined that if he did, he ought to be ashamed of himself; such sentiments being more consistent (so she argued) with a benighted Mussulman or wild Islander than with a stanch Protestant.
Between the Mussulman and the Pharisee, commend me to the first