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surge

[OED, to cause to move with the waves] v. to submerge: 1889 Jamaica dogwood. . . used for poison by "surging" boughs, or bag containing bruised bark, leaves, or roots in water (Gardner 378). (Inagua, San Sal.)

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Last update: 2011-10-31 19:37
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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