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country bookie

country bookie
 n.— «If one admitted to knowing Hindi, one would be ostracised for being “coolie”; if one admitted to knowing French, as a “country bookie” or “small islander”; Spanish, a “cocoa payol”; and so forth.» —“Hindi and Innocent Creole Culture” by Kirk Meighoo Trinidad Express Apr. 23, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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