from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Same as
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He can discover who "ate the heart" of the chief who died yesterday; who caused the canoe to upset and gave lives to the crocodiles and the dark waters of the Congo; or even "who blighted the palm trees of the village and dried up their sap, causing the supply of malafu to cease; or who drove away the rain from a district, and withheld its field of nguba" (ground-nuts).
The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI
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