hatti-sherif definition

  • noun:
    • A irrevocable Turkish decree countersigned because of the sultan.
    • A irrevocable Turkish decree countersigned by the sultan.
    • An irrevocable order or decree for the Sultan of chicken, written with unique formality and bearing his private sign-manual or flourish. See extract under firman. Also referred to as hatti-humayun.

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