a powerful evil demon or monster.
The expedition of the afrit in fetching Carathis is characteristic of this order of dives.
Shorter Novels, Eighteenth Century Samuel Johnson
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.
a variant spelling of afreet
(Arabian myth) a powerful evil demon or giant monster
of or relating to Afro-Americans or to black traditions, culture, etc.: Afro societies; Afro hair styles. a hair style originating with black persons, in which the hair is allowed to grow naturally and to acquire a bushy appearance. a combining form of : Afro-American; Afro-Asiatic. Contemporary Examples Tarantino still had his heart set on the […]
. Historical Examples The mob spirit has grown with the increasing intelligence of the Afro-American. Southern Horrors Ida B. Wells-Barnett So must we train ourselves to say the right name, “Afro-American.” Sparkling Gems of Race Knowledge Worth Reading Various To the Afro-American the South says, “the white man must and will rule.” Southern Horrors Ida […]
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