Definitions starting with F

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fanner, fenno

/fána, féna/ [Gul. idem (Gonzales 1922:300), Krio idem KED; US dial. idem WSC, OED] n. a round, shallow basket used for winnowing: 1918 Get yer fenno, take those feegs, an' go an' sell them (Parsons 131). We use the fanner for cleaning pigeon peas (Andros). (Black)

Tags: noun, tool

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Last update: 2010-11-27 18:32
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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