Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of efreet.

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Examples

  • Reading Fatima's letter, I felt the echoes of my monologue and the thoughts I first had of my monologue running through my head, like little efreets that was just released from a bottle and now refuse to go back in.

    Response: Fatima and my Vagina Monologue

  • And for centuries it was the scepter of Israel and Judah and with it Sulieman ben Daoud drove forth the conjurers and magicians and prisoned the efreets and the evil genii!

    People of the Dark

  • As for curses, I do not fear efreets and demons, for the God we both worship has promised us protection against evil.

    The Curse of the Pharaohs

  • He had ample cause for concern'the natural dangers of the terrain, the possibility of ambush, and the uneasiness of our own men, fearful of night demons and efreets.

    The Curse of the Pharaohs

  • A couple of people saw me go, but faex on them; to a Turk of 1559 the world must have been full of efreets and jinni, and I was just one more phantom.

    Up The Line

  • He has suffered the loss of the offending hand, but the evil ginn protect him; he is inspired by efreets!

    The Quest of the Sacred Slipper

  • And the sheikh said: "Are there in this place any of the efreets confined in bottles of brass from the time of Solomon?"

    The Arabian Nights Their Best-known Tales

  • "The efreets are generally believed to differ from the other djinn in being very powerful and always malicious; but to be in other respects of a similar nature" (Lane's Modern Egyptians, i.

    The Koran (Al-Qur'an)

  • "Or a few efreets?" added I. "Whatsoever you likes, gentlemen.

    Alton Locke, Tailor and Poet An Autobiography

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