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Amʹine (3 syl.)

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Wife of Sidi Nouman, who ate her rice with a bodkin, and was in fact a ghoul. “She was so hard-hearted that she led about her three sisters like a leash of greyhounds.”—Arabian Nights.

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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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Amiable Numbers
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