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Mother of Believers


Ay-eʹ-shah, the second and favourite wife of Mahomet; so called because Mahomet being the “Father of Believers,” his wife of wives was Mother of Believers.

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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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Mother Carey’s Chickens
Mother Country
Mother Douglas
Mother Earth
Mother Goose
Mother Hubbard
Mother Huddle’s Oven
Mother Shipton
Mother of Believers
Mother of Books
Mother of Cities [Amu-al-Bulud]
Mother of Pearl
Mother of the Gracchi
Mother’s Apron Strings
Mothering Sunday
Motu Proprio
Mouch (To)