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Gheʹbers or Gueʹbres


The original natives of Iran (Persia), who adhered to the religion of Zoroaster, and (after the conquest of their country by the Arabs) became waifs and outlaws. The term is now applied to fire-worshippers generally. Hanway says that the ancient Ghebers wore a cushee or belt, which they never laid aside.

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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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