Definitions starting with W

ID #3491

wild: go wild in the bush

[cf. OED run wild to revert to a state of nature; cf. BUSH hinterland] phr. (of whites) to go native; to be on intimate terms with blacks; to marry a black person. (Nas­sau, San Sal.)

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Last update: 2010-11-24 01:41
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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