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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Abu’dah.
 
A merchant of Bagdad, haunted every night by an old hag; he finds at last that the way to rid himself of this torment is to “fear God, and keep his commandments.”—Tales of the Genii.   1
        “Like Abudah, he is always looking out for the Fury, and knows that the night will come with the inevitable hag with it.”—Thackeray.
 


 AbsurdAbundant Number (An). 

 
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