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old-story

/ówl stòwri,-stùri/ [cf. US Black ol’-timey story idem (Parsons 1917a:169)] n. a folk tale, often with animal characters referred to as B', brother: 1918 The term "old-story" is shared with Cape Verde Islanders (Parsons x). I could only member two-three old-story now (Crooked). (Gen.)

Tags: folktales, noun

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Last update: 2010-11-09 04:20
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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