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Thursday, 7 April 2011

Stuart's Daily Word Spot: Wadd

SeaWiFS collected this view of the Arabian Pen...Image via Wikipedia
Wadd: noun – a pre-Islamic Moon god of southern Arabia, whose sacred animal is the snake.

‘Under the bright orb of a newly risen full moon, members of the tribe prostrated themselves, paying homage to Wadd and releasing sacred snakes to bite the unwary or unbelievers.’

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