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 Mother-wit.Mother of Books. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Mother of Believers.
 
Ay-e’-shah, the second and favourite wife of Mahomet; so called because Mahomet being the “Father of Believers,” his wife of wives was Mother of Believers.   1
 


 Mother-wit.Mother of Books. 

 
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