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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Be’der.
 
A valley famous for the victory gained by Mahomet, in which “he was assisted by 3,000 angels, led by Gabriel, mounted on his horse Haïzum.” (Al Koran.)   1
   Beder. King of Persia, who married Giauha’rê, daughter of the most powerful of the under-sea emperors. Queen Labê tried to change him into a horse, but he changed her into a mare instead. (Arabian Nights, “Beder and Giauharê.”)   2
 


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