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blanket field

[etym?] n., Obs. a cotton field: 1832 People weeding in the Cotton field, or what the Negroes call the Blanket Field (Farquharson 12).

Tags: agriculture, geography, noun

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Last update: 2010-09-06 03:03
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.2

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Comment of Darren Robinson:
I interviewed a 91 year old woman from Matthew Town, Inagua and she wasn't necessarily familiar with this term at first. She is more of European decent and therefore wouldn't be as familiar as other natives.
Added at: 2013-09-19 03:44