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Hafiz

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The great Persian lyrist, called the “Persian Anacreon” (fourteenth century). His odes are called ghazels, and are both sweet and graceful. The word hafiz (retainer) is a degree given to those who know by heart the Koran and Hadith (traditions).

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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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Hackum (Captain)
Haco I
Haddock
Hadēs
Hadith [a legend]
Hadj
Hadji
Hæmony
Hæmos
Hafed
Hafiz
Hag
Hagan of Trony
Hagarenes
Haggadah (plur. haggadoth)
Hagi
Hag-knots
Hagring
Ha-ha (A)
Hahnemann (Samuel)
Haidee

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Häfiz