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(Caribbean) an arrangement made among friends whereby each person makes regular contributions to a fund, the money being drawn out periodically by each individual in turn
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probably of W African origin, influenced by French sou small coin, via Creole
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  • The sou-sou hangs across a rock, head down, like a shot squirrel.

    The Slayer Of souls Robert Chambers

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