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jkirkpa380 commented on the word terpery
Terpery is a word that means "dancehall" and was used in the big band era. Apparently an extension of "terp," which is slang for stage dancer. See use in Billboard: https://books.google.com/books?id=cBoEAAAAMBAJ&pg=PA218&lpg=PA218&dq=terpery&source=bl&ots=4_LkiQqqsz&sig=rq47W0u3GCwrmCtm35OaaeMzEcI&hl=en&sa=X&ei=gKZjVdjiHobxoATjvYGoCg&ved=0CCUQ6AEwAQ#v=onepage&q=terpery&f=false
May 25, 2015
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