sheikha

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sheikha (plural sheikhas)

  1. A female sheikh.
    • 2012, Robin Wright, Rock the Casbah: Rage and Rebellion Across the Islamic World
      Plus, Umm Waraqah was never explicitly forbidden to lead a mixed congregation. Wadud is now among a growing number of scholars, jurists, sheikhas, imamahs, and ordinary Muslim women pressing for the powers of religious authority.