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on the hill

[cf. crazy hill, the old Bahamas General Hospital compound for psychiatric patients on a ridge overlooking Nassau, in use until the 1950's] phr. in or to the psychiatric hospital: 1971 I gon collect some money by sending her on the hill (McCartney 17). (Gen.)

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Last update: 2010-11-07 23:34
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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