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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Shah \Shah\ (sh[aum]), n. [Per. sh[=a]h a king, sovereign, prince. Cf. Checkmate, Chess, Pasha.] A former title of the supreme ruler in certain Eastern countries, especially Persia and Iran. [Written also schah.] [1913 Webster +PJC] Shah Nameh. [Per., Book of Kings.] A celebrated historical poem written by Firdousi, being the most ancient in the modern Persian language. --Brande & C. [1913 Webster]