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Johnny walkers

[ US dial. South idem ADD; cf. MCC John Canoe stilts, and the association of stilt-dancers with JUNKANOO (see 1849 quot.); walkers may come from art earlier form akin to Sar., Krio wáka walk (Alleyne 64, 65)] n. stilts. = STICKS, WALKING STICKS (Nassau)

Tags: Junkanoo, noun

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Last update: 2012-11-26 22:57
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.2

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