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  • n. Plural form of peri.

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Examples

  • The Persians had their peris and dives; the Greeks, their demons and cacodæmons; the

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • As I have never seen any genii, demons, peris, or hobgoblins, whether beneficent or mischievous, I cannot speak of them from knowledge.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • It is not easy to know precisely whether the peris of the Persians were invented before the demons of the

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • For if no one has seen farfadets, or lemures, or dives, or peris, or demons, or cacodemons, the predictions of astrologers have often been found true.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • The reader will hardly be the wiser for being told that the Persians had their peris, the

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • Nobody talked of anything but dervishes and vizirs, rocs and peris.

    Still Separate & Unequal

  • Then I came out of my hiding, took a little of her dung and conveyed it to the peris.

    The Brown Fairy Book

  • They said they were peris, and that their king had blinded them in his anger and had left them in the well alone.

    The Brown Fairy Book

  • And up an avenue of giant place trees the peris led him, dumb with amazement.

    The Brown Fairy Book

  • ‘In the end the two peris. took me to the girl’s house.

    The Brown Fairy Book

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