a powerful evil demon or monster.
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How to use afreet in a sentence
And the Moor's face was white, and his features trembled, as though he had seen an afreet, but my face was as a deep well.The Arab's Pledge | Edward L. Mitford
Af'rit or afreet, a kind of Medusa or Lamia, the most terrible and cruel of all the orders of the deevs.Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1 | The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.
Look upon him as an afreet to be exorcised with a cross of red-hot iron.William Sharp (Fiona Macleod) | Elizabeth A. Sharp
It seemed as if it might be a pillar of confinement and punishment for some afreet who had defied Heaven.Overland | John William De Forest
British Dictionary definitions for afreet
Arabian myth a powerful evil demon or giant monster
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