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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Hafiz.
 
The great Persian lyrist, called the “Persian Anacreon” (fourteenth century). His odes are called ghazels, and are both sweet and graceful. The word hafiz (retainer) is a degree given to those who know by heart the Koran and Hadith (traditions).   1
 


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