Definition of Maftirs
1. maftir [n] - See also: maftir
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Literary usage of Maftirs
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. An Universal Etymological English Dictionary ...by Nathan Bailey by Nathan Bailey (1756)
"... The dreams of deeping men are made up of the waking man's ideas, tho' for the moft part oddly put together. Locke. i«í<. At maftirs in the clare ..."
2. A Manual of Roman Antiquities by William Ramsay (1870)
"... the taies farmed out ; and matrons gave an entertainment to the slaves, as the maftirs of families did on the Saturnalia, the object of the latter being ..."
3. The Statutes at Large from the Magna Charta, to the End of the Eleventh by Great Britain (1773)
"... of the faid court are entered, and if ¡be reports made by the maftirs of the laid court, in pursuance of fuch decrees ..."