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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Mis’creant (3 syl.)
 
means a false believer. (French, mis-créance.) A term first applied to the Mahometans. The Mahometans, in return, call Christians infidels, and associate with the word all that we mean by “miscreants.”   1
 


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