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Cushie

/kúshi/ n. 1. [cf. DJE Quashie. . .cf. Twi Kwàsi, name for a male born on the first day of the week] a man's nickname: Joseph Russel (alias) Joe Cushie (Wyannie Malone Museum dis­play).

2. [cf. DJE "Quashiba. . .Twi Akwàsiba, name for a female corresp. to Quashie. the coloured concubine of a white man"] a girl's nickname. cf. CUSHY (Exuma)

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Last update: 2012-01-17 01:10
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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