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Haidee (2 syl.)

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A beautiful Greek girl, who found Don Juan when he was cast ashore, and restored him to animation. “Her hair was auburn, and her eyes were black as death.” Her mother, a Moorish woman from Fez, was dead, and her father, Lambro, a rich Greek pirate, was living on one of the Cycʹladē’s. She and Juan fell in love with each other during the absence of Lambro from the island. On his return Juan was arrested, placed in a galliot, and sent from the island. Haidee went mad and, after a lingering illness, died. (Byron: Don Juan, cantos ii. iii. iv.)

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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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Hafiz
Hag
Hagan of Trony
Hagarenes
Haggadah (plur. haggadoth)
Hagi
Hag-knots
Hagring
Ha-ha (A)
Hahnemann (Samuel)
Haidee
Hail
Hail
Hail-fellow-well-met (A)
Hair
Hair
Hair, Hairs
Hair-brained
Hair-breadth Scape
Hair Eels
Hair-Splitting

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