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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).

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