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 Mofus’sil (East Indies).Moha’di [Mohammed]. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Mogul Cards.
 
The best playing-cards were so called because the wrapper, or “duty card” (when cards were subject to excise duty) contained the portrait of the Great Mogul. Those cards which contained some mark, speck, or other imperfection, were called “Harrys.”   1
 


 Mofus’sil (East Indies).Moha’di [Mohammed]. 

 
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