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Abou-Bekr

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called Father of the Virgin, i.e., Mahomet’s favourite wife. He was the first caliph, and was founder of the sect called the Sunnites. (571–634.)

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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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Able-bodied Seaman
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Abolla
Abominate
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Abonde (Dame)
Abortive Flowers
Abou ebn Sina
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