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 Koh-i-Nûr [Mountain of light].Koli or the Kolis. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Kohol or Kohl.
 
Russell says, “The Persian women blacken the inside of their eyelids with a powder made of black Kohol.”   1
       
“And others mix the Kohol’s jetty dye
To give that long, dark languish to the eye.”
       
Thomas Moore: Lalla Rookh, part i.
 


 Koh-i-Nûr [Mountain of light].Koli or the Kolis. 

 
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