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nyam <i>n.</i>

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 286 words.

food.

1827 Hamel, Obeah Man II 316: Your white man's country has room for you all, and land and nyam-nyam

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nyam <i>v.</i>

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 477 words.

1 (orig. W.I.) to eat.

1793 J.B. Moreton West India Customs and Manners 117: Me quite sorry mamma,

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nyams <i>n.</i>

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 33 words.

a weakling, a useless idiot.

1966 cited in Allsopp Dict. Carib. Eng. Usage (1996).

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Tibetan Buddhist Verse Literature

Roger Jackson.

in Buddhism

P ublished online February 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Buddhism; Tibetan Buddhism; Zen Buddhism. 16378 words.

There is no single Tibetan term that covers the full range of the English word “poetry,” but versified verbal expression that evinces the qualities of imagery (gzugs), vitality (srog), and...

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Grosvenor, Verta Mae Smart

Vanessa Agard-Jones.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1022 words.

culinary anthropologist, poet, performing artist, and journalist, was born Verta Mae Smart in Fairfax, South Carolina, the daughter of Frank Smart. She grew up in Monk's Corner, South...

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