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Mahound

[muh-hound, -hoond] /məˈhaʊnd, -ˈhund/
noun
1.
Archaic. Muhammad.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English Mahun, Mahum < Old French, short for Mahomet; -d by association with hound1
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Mahound

/məˈhaʊnd; -ˈhuːnd/
noun
1.
an archaic name for Mohammed
Word Origin
C16: from Old French Mahun
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