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 for sheik
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sheik \Sheik\, n. [Ar. sheikh, shaykh, a venerable old man, a
     chief, fr. sh[=a]kha to grow or be old.]
     The head of an Arab family, or of a clan or a tribe; also,
     the chief magistrate of an Arab village. The name is also
     applied to Mohammedan ecclesiastics of a high grade. [Written
     also scheik, shaik, sheikh.]
     [1913 Webster] Sheil

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the leader of an Arab village or family [syn: sheik,
           tribal sheik, sheikh, tribal sheikh, Arab chief]
      2: a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
         [syn: dandy, dude, fop, gallant, sheik, beau,
         swell, fashion plate, clotheshorse]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  28 Moby Thesaurus words for "sheik":
     Casanova, Don Juan, Lothario, Romeo, amoroso, beau, boyfriend,
     caballero, cavalier, cavaliere servente, esquire, fellow, flame,
     gallant, gigolo, inamorato, lady-killer, love-maker, man, necker,
     old man, petter, philanderer, seducer, squire, sugar daddy, swain,
     young man

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