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 Samiel,Sammael. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Sa’miel Wind, or Simoom’.
 
A hot suffocating wind that blows occasionally in Africa and Arabia. (Arabic, samma, suffocatingly hot.)   1
       
“Burning and headlong as the Samiel wind.”
       
Thomas Moore: Lalla Rookh, pt. i.
 


 Samiel,Sammael. 

 
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