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Azim

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The young convert who joined “the creed and standard” of the veiled prophet of Khorassan, in Moore’s Lalla Rookh. When he was witness of the prophet’s infamy, he joined the caliph’s army, and was mainly instrumental in defeating that of the veiled prophet.

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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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