others, must stop, if I should meet the Governor, or any of the council; but I desired him to acquaint the
shebandar that I could not consent to perform any such ceremony. Capt. Carteret, quoted by transl.
of Stacorinus, i. 281.
1795.The descendant of a Portuguese family, named Jaunsee, whose origin
was very low
was invested with the important office of Shawbunder, or intendant of the port, and receiver
of the port customs.Symes, p. 160.
1837.The Seyd Mohammad El Mahroockee, the Shahbendar
(chief of the Merchants of Cairo) hearing of this event, suborned a common fellah.
Lanes Mod. Egyptians,
ed. 1837, i. 157.