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nabel-string

[ Atlantic ; cf. OED navel-string idem →1846, now arch.] n. umbilical cord: 1966 (Otterbein 61). When the baby nabel-string drop, you take um out, walk um round in the sun, hold he face up to the sun (Acklins). (Gen.)

 

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Last update: 2010-10-12 16:37
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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