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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Afriet,
 
or “Afrit.” The beau ideal of what is terrible and monstrous in Arabian superstition. A sort of ghoul or demon. Solomon, we are told, once tamed an Afrit, and made it submissive to his will.   1
 


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