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What is meant by "saints of forties and sevens" in this traditional Turkish hymn?

In the article "Ritual Change in a Turkish Alevi Village" by Thomas McElwain, I found a description of a sacrifice ritual which includes the following nefes (hymn?) recited for a ram: Erler ...
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