Definitions starting with M

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mortar

[Car.] n. the native mortar, an upright log with one end hollowed out to contain grain, which is pounded with a wooden club. = MAUL 3 (Black) Mortar heavy in the pestle [by logical reversal] phr. Things are bad (in response to "How are you?"). (Inagua)

Tags: noun, tool

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Last update: 2010-11-14 02:15
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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