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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Sassan’ides (4 syl.).
 
The first Persian dynasty of the historic period; so named because Ard’eshir, the founder, was son of Sassan, a lineal descendant of Xerxes.   1
 


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