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sou-sou

susu

noun
  1. 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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Word Origin

probably of W African origin, influenced by French sou small coin, via Creole
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Historical Examples

  • The Sou-Sou hangs across a rock, head down, like a shot squirrel.

    The Slayer Of souls

    Robert Chambers