Sometimes an individual rages out of control because of opium, or hashish, or that devil's blend of them, majoon, but few of those cases reach the police. From Wordnik.com. [Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine]
The opium smokers had their purchases measured out for them in the front of the store and then went to the rear to sit or recline comfortably while they smoked opium, or if majoon, the blend of opium, hemp, and hellebore, was their preference, smoked, chewed, or ate it. From Wordnik.com. [Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine]
"He always talks about the Moors of Granada when he is mad with majoon or aguardiente," interrupted, in bad French, the old man whom I have before described, and in the same croaking voice which. From Wordnik.com. [The Bible in Spain; or, the journeys, adventures, and imprisonments of an Englishman, in an attempt to circulate the Scriptures in the Peninsula] Reference
“He always talks about the Moors of Granada when he is mad with majoon or aguardiente,” interrupted, in bad French, the old man whom I have before described, and in the same croaking voice which I had heard chanting in the morning. From Wordnik.com. [The Bible in Spain] Reference
Government terms: abwab, hookum, jumma, malik, mofussil, munshi, munsif, musnud, nabob, nawab, nizam, omrah, tahsil, taluk Military: maidan, nazim Occupations: mutsuddy, syce, vakeel Plants: gingelly Religious terms: fatwa, khalsa, mazhabi, minah Miscellaneous: baba, howdah, izzat, khalat, kharif, majoon, nuzzer, rabi, shrab From Arabic via Persian or Arabic-Persian combinations. From Wordnik.com. [VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XVIII No 1] Reference
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