from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A large sand dune hundreds of miles long and hundreds of feet high, often with smaller dunes that form on the leeward and windward faces.
Probably of Arabic origin.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
"No, sor; the master always tould me to keep any bit of money I might draa from anything I planted extra for me perkisites, that was the understandin 'I had with him."