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- noun A fool.
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He would lisp serenely as Aboo Din took down the rattan withe from above the door, "Baboo baniak jahat!"
Anciently, say the natives, it was regulated by the stars, and particularly by the appearance (heliacal rising) of the bintang baniak or Pleiades; but after the introduction of the Mahometan religion they were induced to follow the returns of the puisa or great annual fast, and forgot their old rules.