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bey

 (bā)
n.
1. A provincial governor in the Ottoman Empire.
2.
a. A ruler of the former kingdom of Tunis.
b. Used as the title for such a ruler.
3. Used formerly as a title for various Turkish and Egyptian dignitaries.

[Turkish; akin to Old Turkic beg, chieftain, lord, perhaps of Middle Iranian origin (akin to Old Persian baga-, god, and Sanskrit bhagaḥ, gracious dispenser of wealth, lord, good fortune; see Bhagavad-Gita), or from Middle Chinese pεjk, lord, father's elder brother (source of Mandarin ; from Old Chinese prâk, elder, clan head).]

bey

(beɪ)
n
1. (Historical Terms) (in the Ottoman Empire) a title given to senior officers, provincial governors, certain other officials or nobles, and (sometimes) Europeans
2. (Sociology) (in modern Turkey) a title of address, corresponding to Mr
Also called: beg
[C16: Turkish: lord]

bey

(beɪ)

n., pl. beys.
1. a provincial governor in the Ottoman Empire.
2. (formerly) a title of respect for Turkish dignitaries.
3. (formerly) the title of the native ruler of Tunis or Tunisia.
[1590–1600; < Turkish, by-form of earlier beg subordinate chief, head of a clan]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bey - (formerly) a title of respect for a man in Turkey or Egyptbey - (formerly) a title of respect for a man in Turkey or Egypt; "he introduced me to Ahmet Bey"
adult male, man - an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman); "there were two women and six men on the bus"
2.bey - the governor of a district or province in the Ottoman Empirebey - the governor of a district or province in the Ottoman Empire
governor - the head of a state government
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"It seems the fellow had been caught wandering nearer to the harem of the Bey of Tunis than etiquette permits to one of his color, and he was condemned by the bey to have his tongue cut out, and his hand and head cut off; the tongue the first day, the hand the second, and the head the third.
[13] See the interview of the special correspondent of the MATIN, with Mohammed-Ali Bey, on the day after the entry of the Salonika troops into Constantinople.
of Georgia or of Massachusetts, all transient and fleeting phenomena, till I am ready to leap from their court-yard like the Mameluke bey. I delight to come to my bearings -- not walk in procession with pomp and parade, in a conspicuous place, but to walk even with the Builder of the universe, if I may -- not to live in this restless, nervous, bustling, trivial Nineteenth Century, but stand or sit thoughtfully while it goes by.
Papoosh Pasha, the Turkish Ambassador (attended by Kibob Bey, dragoman of the mission), the Marquess of Steyne, Earl of Southdown, Sir Pitt and Lady Jane Crawley, Mr.
A Kane County jury had convicted Solomon Bey on June 19 of three felony counts of unlawful delivery of a controlled substance.
Mostafa Bey (https://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae68cd) introduced an amendment to the exclusion of Palestinian refugees.
Located overlooking the sea, in close proximity to one of the hotel's signature restaurants, Tandoor by '800 Degrees', is the first ever authentic Indian restaurant to be launched at Cinnamon Bey. Under the Culinary Expertise Indian Chef Khan, whose roots stem from India, and who has been working in Sri Lanka for almost 10 years, a variety of tantalising tandoor dishes such as chicken tikka masala, together with a range of hearty curries as well as freshly baked naan breads, rotti bread, khichdi, a range of chutneys, and Rasam will all be available.
Since that time, creative work in Shusha became widespread, house-museums of the great figures of our culture and arts Uzeyir bey Hajibeyli, Khurshidbanu Natavan and Bul-Bul were created, a mausoleum of an outstanding poet Molla Panah Vagif was built.
Since the second trimester&nbsp;of a woman's (http://www.parenting.com/article/Pregnancy-Symptoms-Second-Trimester) pregnancy is from week 13 to week 27 , which is approximately months four, five and six, as of April 4, 2017, it seemed as if Bey was almost done with her second trimester-assuming she was about five months into her pregnancy.
Helped by her parents Tina and Mathew, Bey joined up with pals Kelly Rowland, LeToya Luckett and LaTavia Roberson.
The Bey Golden Circle area may be positioned directly in front of the stage, but the tickets bought at face value from Ticketmaster for the event on June 30 would cost between PS120 and PS250.