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 Shaf’alus.Shaft. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Sha’fites (2 syl.).
 
One of the four sects of the Sunnites or orthodox Moslems; so called from Al-Shafei, a desceudant of Mahomet. (See SHIITES.)   1
 


 Shaf’alus.Shaft. 

 
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