- an old and popular simile for a “close-fisted,” stingy person. Sternberg, in his _Northamptonshire Glossary_, says the Eastern languages have the same expression. Abdul-Malek, one of the Ommeyade Khaliphs, noted for his extreme avarice, was surnamed Raschal-Hegiarah, literally, “the SKINNER of a FLINT.”
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