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(often as an honorific title) a Muslim fighter against non-Muslims:‘General Ghazi Kenaan, head of military intelligence’
- ‘In addition there were about ten thousand Ghazis.’
- ‘The Ghazis of Mughal India used marijuana to induce fearlessness.’
From Arabic al-ġāzī, participle of ġazā invade, raid.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.