from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The slider, or red-bellied terrapin. See slider, 2.


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  • Jack Wonnell obediently made a few turns on the windlass, and as the bag came up, two terrapin of the then common diamond-back variety rolled on the deck, and a skilpot.

    The Entailed Hat Or, Patty Cannon's Times


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  • From the Dutch word for turtle, schildpad.

    January 8, 2013