noun Arabian Mythology.
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Example sentences from the Web for afreet
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