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Abbʹassides (3 syl.)

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A dynasty of caliphs who reigned from 750–1258. The name is derived from Abbas, uncle of Mahomet. The most celebrated of them was Haroun-al-Raschid (born 765, reigned 786–808).

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Aback
Abacus
Abaddon
Abambou
Abandon
Abandon fait larron
Abaris
Abate
Abatement
Abaton
Abbassides
Abbey Laird (An)
Abbey-lubber (An)
Abbot of Misrule
Abbotsford
Abd
Abdael
Abdallah
Abdallah
Abdals
Abdera