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 Mahomet or Mohammed,Mahound (2 syl.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Mahoun’ (2 syl.).
 
Name of contempt for Mahomet, a Moslem, a Moor. In Scotland it used to mean devil.   1
        “There’s the son of the renegade—spawn of Mahoun (son of the Moorish princess).”—Vengeance of Mudarra.
 


 Mahomet or Mohammed,Mahound (2 syl.). 

 
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