E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
The Arabian merchant whose fables are the delight of the Arabs. DHerbelot tells us that when Mahomet read to them the history of the Old Testament, they cried out with one voice that Nassers tales were the best; upon which Mahomet gave his malediction on Nasser, and all who read him.