from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An old local name for restamped subsidiary coins in the islands of St. Vincent and Trinidad.


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  • She said she would, so she washed it, and when she was going away, he gave her a 'stampee' [A small coin], and told her to go a certain distance, and she would see a large tree full of pumpkins; she was then to dig a hole at the root of the tree and bury the money, and when she had done so, she was to call for as many pumpkins as she liked, and she should have them.

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