Definitions starting with S

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[etym. uncertain, but possibly from suck + ribs from heaving motion, by devoicing of final consonant cluster] v. to limp. cf. SUPPRICK (Nassau)

n. epithet for someone who limps. (Long, San Sal.)

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Last update: 2011-10-31 19:10
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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