from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See corn.
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The king is then told, and a great feast prepared, at which the king gets drunk on guinea-corn beer.
In 1741 her experiments with cotton, guinea-corn and ginger were defeated by frost, and alfalfa proved unsuited to her soil; but in spite of two preliminary failures that year she raised some indigo plants with success.
Corn was cultivated between the rows in some of the cane fields on the plantation, and some guinea-corn was bought from neighbors.
Their food consists principally of the grains ghaseb and ghafouley, or guinea-corn.
In Waura, near the western coast, it is made of guinea-corn, honey, Chili pepper, a root of coarse grass; in Kanou and Wadaï it is made of only ghaseb and honey, and is therefore more pure and agreeable.
Asses are exceedingly numerous, and likewise go to Soudan to fetch guinea-corn.