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[cf. BRUISE 2] n. 1. an instrument for making conch tender, usually a foot-long wooden club or a soft-drink bottle. (White)

2. a club for beating the organic sediment out of sponges: 1977 The sponges soaked for several days before the men went into the kraal with bruisers or clubs to get the black gurry out (Albury 67). (Gen.)

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Last update: 2012-01-08 15:47
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
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Comment of Cynteech Smith:
Kevin Rolle, 45 from Nassau said he never heard of this turn before. However, after I explained it he said he just call it conch beater. He said he uses it when he wants tender fried conch.
Added at: 2014-03-25 02:44