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  • n. One of the Carib people.


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  • 'One has to listen at times to what old sailors call Caribbee!'

    The Amazing Marriage — Volume 5

  • In the end we did manage to acquire some "Salt Island" sea salt at $8.50 a jar from Sunny Caribbee, a local spice company.

    A Salty Tale From the Islands

  • When we lived on St. Lucia, in the Caribbee Sea, I was never allowed to touch his maps.

    The Dragon’s Apprentice

  • The terms of our law, which are not empty sounds, will hardly find words that answer them in the Spanish or Italian, no scanty languages; much less, I think, could any one translate them into the Caribbee or Westoe tongues: and the versura of the Romans, or corban of the Jews, have no words in other languages to answer them; the reason whereof is plain, from what has been said.

    An Essay Concerning Human Understanding

  • Caribbee islands, &c., amongst whom there was to be found no notion of a God, no religion?

    An Essay Concerning Human Understanding

  • Yarico, a pretty Caribbee, saves his life, and at length flies with him to

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • Caribbee islands was resolved upon by the British cabinet; and it is a remarkable instance of both the reputation of Sir John Jervis and the impartiality of the great minister, that a Whig member of parliament should have been chosen to command the naval part of the expedition.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 55, No. 342, April, 1844

  • The flesh of the wild-cattle was cured by the hunters after a fashion learnt from the Caribbee Indians.

    The Buccaneers in the West Indies in the XVII Century

  • And were I ever to come to London he would put me up at Brooks's Club, and warrant me a better time and more friends than ever had a Caribbee who came home on a visit.

    Richard Carvel — Volume 03

  • Nabob and Caribbee came from East and West to spend their money in the capital.

    Richard Carvel — Complete


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  • '...

    And I sez to meself as the ship she rolled,

    "O Caribbee! O Barbaree!

    O shores of South Amerikee!

    O, never go there: if the truth be told,

    You'll get more kicks than Spanish gold."'

    -excerpt from "Spanish Gold", within The Magic Pudding

    November 13, 2009