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Samoor

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The south wind of Persia, which so softens the strings of lutes, that they can never be tuned while it lasts. (Stephen: Persia.)

“Like the wind of the south oʹer a summer lute blowing,

Hushed all its music, and withered its frame.”


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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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Samedi (French)
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