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Afriet

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or “Afrit.” The beau ideal of what is terrible and monstrous in Arabian superstition. A sort of ghoul or demon. Solomon, we are told, once tamed an Afrit, and made it submissive to his will.

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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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Æsop’s Fables
Aetites
Ætolian Hero (The)
Affable
Affect
lAffection aveugle raison (French)
Affront
Afraid
Africa
African Sisters (The)
Afriet
Aft
After-cast
After-clap
After Meat, Mustard
After us, the Deluge
Aft-meal
Agag
Agamarshana
Agamemnon
Aganicē

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