See also: al fin

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English awfyn, alphyn, aufyn, etc., from Middle French alfin, from Old Spanish alfil, arfil, from Arabic الفِيل(al-fīl, the elephant).

NounEdit

alfin (plural alfins)

  1. (chess, historical) bishop

ReferencesEdit

  • alfin in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.

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