from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In the West Indies, same as
sucker, 5 . See gormandizer, 2.
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"Mi Amigo Corsicano said: 'Diavolo, let the cacao-trees grow, let them branch off like any other fruit-tree, say the tamarind, the' chupon 'or sucker will in time bear more than its mother.'" [