runner; wild ass, one of the antediluvian patriarchs, the father of Mehujael (Gen. 4:18), and grandson of Cain.
irad and Jared differ in Hebrew only by the wearing away of one consonant.
Jared might, of course, be a corruption of irad (see p. 270).
An 'irad' is merely the Sultan's signature; and that was only given to the telegraphic message deposing Ismail.
A provisional convention was granted to a German company by the Porte, and an irad was obtained in 1902.