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 Ayr’shire Poet.Azaz’iel. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Azaz’el.
 
The scape-goat; so called by the Jews, because the high priest cast lots on two goats; one lot was for the Lord, and the other lot for Azaz’el or Satan, and the goat on which the latter lot fell was the scape-goat.   1
 


 Ayr’shire Poet.Azaz’iel. 

 
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