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 Mahound (2 syl.).Maid Ma’rian. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Mahu.
 
The fiend-prince that urges to theft.   1
        “Five fiends have been in poor. Tom at once: of lust, as Obidicut; Hobbididance, prince of dumbness; Mahu, of stealing; Modo, of murder; Flibbertigibbet, of mopping and mowing.”—Shakespeare: King Lear, iv. 1.
 


 Mahound (2 syl.).Maid Ma’rian. 

 
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