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Mozaide (2 syl.) or Monzaida

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The “Moor,” settled in Calicut, who befriended Vasco da Gama when he first landed on the Indian continent.

“The Moor attends, Mozaide whose zealous care,

To Gama’s eyes revealed each treacherous suare.”


Camoens: Lusiad, bk. ix.

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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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