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crab

crab  n.— «“South Africa caught a crab unrelated to that. They were on the other side of their lane. Unfortunately, the way it looked in their protest, in the preliminary stage, has disqualified us.” A crab, in rowing parlance...

swart kat

swart kat  n.— «A “swart kat” is apparently slang for electric shock torture.» —“Tortured by Those Who Should Protect” South African Star (Johannesburg) Aug. 18, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued...

dhodhi

dhodhi  n.— «The source of laughter is the name Dodi which, according to the way it is pronounced, would be spelt “Dhodhi” in Shona and is used euphemistically in everyday conversation as a polite way of referring to human...

tuk-tuk

tuk-tuk  n.— «Tik, Tuk-Tuk or crystal meth gives adolescents what they want—confidence and a sense of power.» —“The drug that keeps teens from growing up” by Di Caelers Cape Argus (Cape Town, South...

tik

tik  n.— «Tik, Tuk-Tuk or crystal meth gives adolescents what they want—confidence and a sense of power.» —“The drug that keeps teens from growing up” by Di Caelers Cape Argus (Cape Town, South Africa) June...

EBM

EBM  n.— «It is widely accepted that the term “Electronic Body Music” or EBM was coined by Belgian pioneers Front 242, a prolific band (created in 1981 by Daniel Bressanutti and Dirk Bergen), that came into prominence during...

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