afreet

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afreet

or afrit gigantic jinn, powerful and malicious. [Muslim Myth.: Benét, 13]
See: Demon
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A recurrent theme in the first two volumes of her text is that they lived in a house haunted by an afreet, a demon.
See Rushdie, The Satanic Verses, supra note 1, at 21-22 ("He grew up believing in God, angels, demons, afreets, djinns, as matter-of-factly as if they were bullock-carts or lamp-posts .