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Old July 20th, 2018, 06:08 PM
Shani Naylor
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Default Re: [Dixonary] ZAMARRA definitions

3& 9 for me.




On 21/07/2018 12:33 AM, "Dave Cunningham" <cunn5393 (AT) bellsouth (DOT) net> wrote:

> Here are a baker's dozen of definitions for zamarra. Choose two without
> using a dictionary before Sunday morning at 7 a.m. EDT on 22 July. Good
> luck!
>
>
> 1. a debenture
> 2. a dry, mountainous chaparral
> 3. a shepherd's sheepskin coat
> 4. an Indian police or customs officer
> 5. a type of fig from north-central Iraq
> 6. a rocky coastline, usu. unsuitable for landing boats
> 7. a grassy hill, especially near, or surrounded by, forest
> 8. a leather water-bag, esp. one made from the whole skin of a goat
> 9. a type of horse specially bred for use by gauchos on the Pampas of
> South America
> 10. a small colorful fish with poisonous spines, found in shallow waters
> in the Indian Ocean
> 11. any of a half-dozen species in the Asteraceae family, noted for their
> edibility and their spiny seed pods
> 12. the name of the gun outside the Lahore museum on which Kim was
> playing at the beginning of the book [Kipling R, "Kim"]
> 13. (Mus.) a certain stop in an organ, in which the pipes or tubes are
> formed like the mouthpiece of a flageolet at the end where the wind enters,
> and are open at the other end
>
>
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