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From: Richard Tuerk <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Thu, 17 Aug 1995 14:54:44 -0600
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Frances G. Emberson, _A Mark Twain Lexicon_ (Russell and Russell 1963)
translates it as follows: "A manufacturer of marble monuments commemorating
the Moorish mother of the assassins who perpetrated the general massacre of
Mohammedans at Mecca."

Richard Tuerk
East Texas State University