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. …”—Lane’s Mod. Egyptians, ed. 1837, i. 157.

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