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ID #2472

leaf

[W Car.; cf. Réunion Cr. Fr. fey koko (lit. leaf coconut) idem (Chaudenson 1974:212)] n. palm frond: 1966 Take a couple of coconut leaves (Crowley 109). 1977 Thatch was still used for roofs. . the length of time [it lasted] depended on the skill of the thatcher and the quality of the leaves (Albury 10). All dat what on de salt now is leaf (Ragged). (Gen.)

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Last update: 2010-11-01 20:04
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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