- Archaic. Muhammad.
Origin of Mahound
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Examples from the Web for mahound
“Moors be not all black, neither be they all worshippers of Mahound,” replied Ambrose.The Armourer's Prentices
Charlotte M. Yonge
And when she looked eastward for it she saw the face of Mahound.A Short History of England
G. K. Chesterton
Some said: "Oh, the Mahound must be intending a salute for the man in the moon of Ramazan!"The Prince of India, Volume II
He marched against Bagdad, and had sworn to root the heresy of Mahound from the earth.The Path of the King
They had the Paynim at home: Mahound and Termagaunt were at their doors.
- an archaic name for Mohammed
C16: from Old French Mahun
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