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ID #1098

ashes water

[W Car.; cf. ASHES and US Black "Ashes takes up from de body de disease" (Smiley 1919:358)] n. water mixed with ashes to bathe the sick or dead. = LYE WATER (Mayag.)

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Last update: 2011-12-29 15:10
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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