firman

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firman

(fɜːˈmɑːn; ˈfɜː-)
n
1. an edict of an Oriental sovereign
2. any authoritative grant of permission
[C17: from Persian fermān]
References in classic literature ?
You must get a firman and hurry there the first thing.
Take courage, Vasiliki,' said he; `to-day arrives the firman of the master, and my fate will be decided.
Hassan receives and places on his head the dread firman.