Shah (?), n. [Per. shah a king, sovereign, prince. Cf. Checkmate, Chess, Pasha.]
The title of the supreme ruler in certain Eastern countries, especially Persia.
[Written also schah
Shah Nameh. [Per., Book of Kings.] A celebrated historical poem written by Firdousi, being the most ancient in the modern Persian language.
Brande & C.
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