Archaic or Literary. an idol; a false god.
(in the Middle Ages) a god thought to be worshipped by Muslims.
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How to use Mahound in a sentence
Argosies of gold, silk and spices, sailing steady, sailing fast over a waterway unblocked by Mahound and his soldans.1492 | Mary Johnston
If by thy forged tales I could cast down Mahound, I had rather be his slave than thy accomplice!The Fifth Queen | Ford Madox Ford
He was an idol of the misbelievers, like the false god Mahound.The Merrie Tales Of Jacques Tournebroche | Anatole France
Would you rather be a dog of an infidel, a follower of false Mahound?In Sunny Spain with Pilarica and Rafael | Katharine Lee Bates
Some said: "Oh, the Mahound must be intending a salute for the man in the moon of Ramazan!"The Prince of India, Volume II | Lew. Wallace
British Dictionary definitions for Mahound
an archaic name for Mohammed
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