Reference > Brewer’s Dictionary > Jamshid’.

 Jamie or Jemmie Duffs.Jane. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
King of the Genii, famous for a golden cup full of the elixir of life. This cup, hidden by the genii, was discovered while digging the foundations of Persep’olis.   1
“I know too where the genii hid
The jewelled cup of their king Jamshid,
With life’s elixir sparkling high.”
Thomas Moore: Paradise and the Peri.

 Jamie or Jemmie Duffs.Jane. 


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