E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Ah med (Prin&cgrave;e).
Noted for the tent given him by the fairy Pari-banou, which would cover a whole army, but might be carried in ones pocket; and for the apple of Samarcand, which would cure all diseases. Arabian Nights, Prince Ahmed, etc.
This tent coincides in a marvellous manner with the Norse ship called Skidbladnir (q.v.). (See SOLOMONS CARPET.)