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[cf. Jam. Rasta "dawta, daughta: girlfriend, girl; woman, female companion; wife; name given to any young woman" (Pollard 1980: 18)] n. a term of addressto any young woman (street talk): 1974 (King 27). (Andros)

Tags: noun, Rastafarianism, term of address

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Last update: 2010-09-12 14:34
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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