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colly

n. 1. also pot colly [OED idem obs. exc. dial.; also Bermuda, US dial. South ADD] soot. (Gen.)

2. [cf. Jam. Rasta colly, colly-weed ganja (Pollard 1980:17)] marijuana or a marijuana cigarette: Drugs used by Bahamians, such as collie (Nassau).

3. [from cholic] diarrhea. (Nassau)

—v. usually colly up [cf. OED catty to begrime, obs. exc. dial.] to blacken with soot: Fire colly up de pot. (Eleu., Nassau)

Tags: noun, Rastafarianism, verb

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Last update: 2011-01-11 01:02
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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