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Shaʹfites (2 syl.)

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One of the four sects of the Sunnites or orthodox Moslems; so called from Al-Shafei, a desceudant of Mahomet. (See Shiites.)

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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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Sforza
Shack
Shaddock
Shades
Shadoff or Shadoof
Shadow
Shadow (To)
Shady
Shafalus
Shafites
Shaft
Shatton (Sir Piercie)
Shah
Shah-pour
Shahzada
Shakedown
Shakers
Shakes
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Shafites