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/chirówn/ [etym?] n. a pair of STRAW1 saddle bags: 1963 Across [the horse's] back I hung what on Crooked Island is called a chirone: a pair of huge saddlebags made of woven palm fronds and sewed together so that one hangs on one side and one on the other (Cottmann 110). We does fill up the chirone. Da's dem two basket what we da put on de donkey beforetime (Acklins). cf. KROOK

Tags: noun, straw work

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Last update: 2012-01-10 12:00
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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