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Azazel

The scape-goat; so called by the Jews, because the high priest cast lots on two goats; one lot was for the Lord, and the other lot Azazel or Satan, and the goat on which the latter lot fell was the scape-goat.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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