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Yaʹcoub ebn Laʹïth

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surnamed al Soffar (the brazier), because his father followed that trade in Seistan, was captain of a bandit troop, raised himself to the sovereignty of Persia, and was the first independent monarch of that country of the Mahometan faith. (873–875.)

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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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Yacoub ebn Laïth
Yacu-mama [mother of waters]
Yahoo
Yama
Yamuna
Yankee
Yarmouth Bloater
Yarmouth Capons
Yawn
Yea, Yes
Year