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Jaafer

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At the battle of Muta, Jaafer carried the sacred banner of “the Prophet.” One hand being lopped off, he held it with the other; the other being struck off, he embraced it with his two stumps; his head being cleft in twain, he flung himself on the banner staff, and the banner was detained thus till Abdallah seized it and handed it to Khaled. A similar tale is told of Cynægīros (q.v.).

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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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Ixiʹon
J. (In Punch)
J. J
Jaafer
Jachin
Jack
VIII. Jack
Jack-a-Dandy
Jack-a-Lantern (A)
Jack-a-napes or Jackanapes = Jack of apes
Jack-Amend-All
Jack Brag
Jack Drum’s Entertainment
Jack Horner

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