Word Origin for Eblis
Examples from the Web for eblis
The erstwhile illuminated theatre is as dark as the Hall of Eblis.Unicorns|James Huneker
This place,” I observed, “puts one in mind of the Hall of Eblis.Recollections of the late William Beckford|Henry Venn Lansdown
She was ultimately carried by an afrit to the abyss of Eblis, in punishment of her many crimes.Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1|The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.
The only way of accounting for things of this sort is by imputing to Eblis a conscientious attention to detail.It Never Can Happen Again|William De Morgan
Stand aside, you sons of Eblis, or you shall bite the earth.The World's Greatest Books, Vol III|Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton, Eds.
prince of the fallen angels in Arabic mythology and religion, from Arabic Iblis. Klein thinks this may be Greek diablos, passed through Syriac where the first syllable was mistaken for the Syriac genitive particle di and dropped.