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Quashi

Quashie

/ (ˈkwɑːʃɪ) /
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noun
Caribbean an unsophisticated or gullible male Black peasantI'm not a Quashi that anyone can fool
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Word Origin for Quashi

from Twi
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How to use Quashi in a sentence

  • Daddy Quashi boiled one of them for his dinner, and found it very sweet and tender.

  • Daddy Quashi was again beginning to remonstrate, and I chased him on the sandbank for a quarter of a mile.

  • Daddy Quashi was for applying to our guns, as usual, considering them our best and safest friends.

  • Quashi's fiddle was silent, and mute was the lute of Venus during my stay in Barbadoes.

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