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pombe

/ ˈpɔmbɛ /

noun

  1. any alcoholic drink


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Word History and Origins

Origin of pombe1

Swahili

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Example Sentences

He gave abundance of food, pombe, and bananas; the country being extremely fertile.

He sent me a goat, flour, and pombe, and next day we returned to Hara.

We came in the midst of a general jollification, and were most bountifully supplied with pombe and food.

At this place all the people were in a constant state of inebriety, drinking pombe all day and all night.

The queen and her ministers then plunged into pombe and became uproarious, laughing with all their might and main.

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