/ (ˈɛblɪs) /

  1. the chief evil jinni in Islamic mythology

Origin of Eblis

Arabic Iblīs, from Greek diabolos slanderer, devil

Words Nearby Eblis

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How to use Eblis in a sentence

  • The leader of one line was Gehenna, and the next two ships astern of her were Eblis and Shaitan, in the order given.

    Sea Warfare | Rudyard Kipling
  • There could have been no time to think and, for Eblis's commander on the bridge, none to gather information.

    Sea Warfare | Rudyard Kipling
  • Says Eblis: "I consider I must have considerably damaged this cruiser, as 20 feet of her side plating was left in my foc'sle."

    Sea Warfare | Rudyard Kipling
  • After all that Eblis picked herself up, and discovered that she was still alive, with a dog's chance of getting to port.

    Sea Warfare | Rudyard Kipling
  • So Gehenna did not die in vain, and we may take it that the discovery did not unduly depress Eblis's wounded in hospital.

    Sea Warfare | Rudyard Kipling