from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A rude rattle, consisting of a bladder filled with loose objects, used by the negroes of the West Indies.


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  • While in the country to the same metre, but to organic instruments, handmade violin, chac-chac, and goatskin drum, a girl named Sensenne singing:

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