Definition of Afreets

1. Noun. (plural of afreet) ¹



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Definition of Afreets

1. afreet [n] - See also: afreet

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Afreets

aforestation
aforethought
aforethought(ip)
aforetime
aforetimes
aformentioned
afoul
afoul(ip)
afoxe
afraid
afraid(p)
afraid of one's own shadow
afraidness
afrayed
afreet
afreets (current term)
afresh
africa south of the sahara
african
african green monkey kidney cell
african horse sickness
african horse sickness virus
african sleeping sickness
african swine fever
african swine fever-like viruses
african swine fever virus
african tapeworm
african tick typhus
afrit
afrite

Literary usage of Afreets

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1. The Marvellous Country: Or, Three Years in Arizona and New Mexico by Samuel Woodworth Cozzens (1875)
"... but almost fancied that it had been fashioned from pure white marble by the afreets in a single night, and placed in our camp that it might serve as a ..."

2. Parnassus in Pillory: A Satire by Augustine Joseph Hickey Duganne (1851)
"afreets, according to eastern superstition, are evil spirits haunting desert places; once angels, but condemned to suffer for their neglect of high duties. ..."

3. Florida Trails as Seen from Jacksonville to Key West and from November to by Winthrop Packard (1910)
"Benevolent afreets frequent The Garden and the jungle path at all points. ... Here the mantle has become a wicker-basket wheel-chair, but the afreets are in ..."

4. The Supernatural in Romantic Fiction by Edward Yardley (1880)
"afreets and Divs are male and evil. Peris are female and good. The Jinn were created of fire thousands of years before Adam, and were ruled by a succession ..."

5. The Egyptian Sketch Book by Charles Godfrey Leland (1874)
"I was pleased with the idea that meteors were arrows shot by the angels who defend the throne of Allah against the rebellious afreets, and asked him if ..."

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