Definitions starting with K

ID #2389


(Nassau); kaprank (Mayag. Inagua); kapring (Eleu); kaprink (San Sal.; [probably imitative of the rattling or banging noise made by such a vehicle] n. an old, worn-out vehicle; a jalopy: That kaprang conk out on us last night (Nassau). That old kaprang he call he bicycle can't worth nothing (Nassau). (Black)

—adj. (of vehicles) old. (Black)

Tags: adjective, noun

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Last update: 2010-10-29 14:42
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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