Asses & Assassins

n., pl. asses
1. Any of several hoofed mammals of the genus Equus, resembling and closely related to the horses but having a smaller build and longer ears, and including the domesticated donkey.
2. A vain, self-important, silly or aggressively stupid person.

1. One who murders by surprise attack, especially one who carries out a plot to kill a prominent person.
2. A member of a secret order of Muslims who terrorized and killed Christian Crusaders and others.