Effendi

A Turkish title, about equal to our “squire,” given to emirs, men of learning, and the high priests of mosques. The title is added after the name, as Ali effendi (Ali Esquire).

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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