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Shamir

[shah-meer]
noun
  1. Yitz·hak [yits-hahk] /yɪtsˈhɑk/, 1915–2012, Israeli political leader: prime minister 1986–92.
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  • With motherly tenderness she hurries to split the stone by applying the Shamir.

    The Weird Orient

    Henry Iliowizi

  • The Shamir stones are male and female; buried deep in the ground they are capable of multiplying.

  • He that weareth the Shamir findeth favour with kings and hath no dread of evil spirits.

  • The Shamir, O, King, is the only might in creation to do the work in accordance with the divine behest.

    The Weird Orient

    Henry Iliowizi


British Dictionary definitions for shamir

Shamir

noun
  1. Yitzhak (ˈjɪtʒæk). 1915–2012, Israeli statesman, born in Poland: prime minister (1983–84; 1986–92): foreign minister (1980–83; 1984–86)
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