Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A money-cowry, as Cypræa moneta. See cut under cowry.

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Examples

  • "Indaba-zimbi," I said, "we can never cross this if we take six days."

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  • "Roll over, Macumazahn," Indaba-zimbi hissed in my ear, "roll over and pretend to die -- quick! quick!"

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  • "Indaba-zimbi," I said, changing the subject, "I have something to say," and I told him of the threats of Hendrika.

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  • That night as I sat outside the hut smoking -- for the weather was hot, and Stella was lying down inside -- old Indaba-zimbi came up, saluted, and squatted at my feet.

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  • But often and often in the after years I have thought of Indaba-zimbi and his beautiful simile and gathered comfort from it.

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  • And so through the glamour thrown upon them by Indaba-zimbi's will, that Zulu Impi seemed to see me transfixed with an assegai which never touched me.

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  • Indaba-zimbi drew his mark in the shape of a little star, in humorous allusion to Stella's native name.

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  • At his feet lay the senseless form of little Tota, to my left squatted Indaba-zimbi, nodding his white lock and muttering something -- probably spells; while in front was my giant antagonist, his spear aloft and his plumes wavering in the gentle wind.

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  • Indaba-zimbi, I found a deeper meaning in Stella's simplest word.

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  • Then several of the indunas, or headmen, including old Indaba-zimbi, put their marks in witness.

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