Definitions starting with L

ID #3456

lion

cf. DJE lion a "blood" about town, a "hot boy"; beyond its association with virility and strength, the Lion of Judah was the symbol of Ethiopia's Emperor Haile Selassie, considered God (JAH) by Jamaican Rastafarians] n. now usually Jah lion a term of address between young men (street talk): 1974 Scene, lion, scene (King 25, 26). cf, JAH, ZION

Tags: noun, Rastafarianism, term of address

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Last update: 2011-06-04 17:18
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.2

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