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 Banyan.Bap’tes (2 syl.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Bap or Bap’homet.
 
An imaginary idol or symbol, which the Templars were said to employ in their mysterious rites. The word is a corruption of Mahomet. (French, Baphomet; Old Spanish, Matomat.)   1
 


 Banyan.Bap’tes (2 syl.). 

 
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