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Or: sheik / sheik daddy , obsolete term of the 1920-30s for a ladies'-man , especially one with great sex-appeal . See ladies'-man for synonyms.
See also: Sheba .

Quote: Charlie Lodge (William Powell) picnicking with Margit Agnew (Myrna Loy) in Double Wedding (1937): ' What a romantic spot . It brings out the sheik in me .'

See Also: Sheba, Sheik

Quotes Containing Sheik:
The Sheik Ilderim (Hugh Griffith) to Judah Ben-Hur (Charlton Heston) in Ben-Hur (1959): 'One wife!? One god, that I can understand, but one wife? This is not civilized, it is not generous.'

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