Wakf (wŭkf), n. [Ar.
waqf.] (Moham. Law)
The granting or dedication of
property in trust for a pious purpose, that is, to some object that
tends to the good of mankind, as to support a mosque or caravansary,
to provide for support of one's family, kin, or neighbors, to benefit
some particular person or persons and afterward the poor, etc.; also,
the trust so created, or the property in trust.
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