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 Gudule (2 syl.) or St. Gudu’la,Guelder Rose 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Gue’bres or Ghebers [Fire-Worshippers].
 
Followers of the ancient Persian religion, reformed by Zoroaster. Called in Persian gabr, in the Talmud Cheber, and by Origen Kabir, a corruption of the Arabic Kafir (a non-Mahometan or infidel), a term bestowed upon them by their Arabian conquerors.   1
 


 Gudule (2 syl.) or St. Gudu’la,Guelder Rose 

 
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