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Cubba

or Cu·ba

[koo-bah]
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noun
  1. a female day name for Wednesday.See under day name.
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day name

noun
  1. (formerly, especially in creole-speaking cultures) a name given at birth to a black child, in accordance with African customs, indicating the child's sex and the day of the week on which he or she was born, as the male and female names for Sunday (Quashee and Quasheba), Monday (Cudjo or Cudjoe and Juba), Tuesday (Cubbena and Beneba), Wednesday (Quaco and Cuba or Cubba), Thursday (Quao and Abba), Friday (Cuffee or Cuffy and Pheba or Phibbi), and Saturday (Quamin or Quame and Mimba).
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Historical Examples

  • According to this list, Cubba is a girl's name, but it is perhaps short for Cubbenna.

    Jamaican Song and Story

    Walter Jekyll


British Dictionary definitions for cubba

day name

noun
  1. Western African a name indicating a person's day of birth
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