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 Shady.Sha’fites (2 syl.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Shaf’alus.
 
So Bottom the weaver and Francis Flute the bellows-mender, call Ceph’alus, the husband of Procris.   1
       
Pyramus: Not Shafalus to Procrus was so true.
Thisbe: As Shafalus to Procrus, I to you.”
       
Shakespeare: Midsummer Night’s Dream, v. 1.
 


 Shady.Sha’fites (2 syl.). 

 
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