Caribbee

Car´ib`bee


n.1.A Carib.
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I was positively against that; and looking over the charts of the sea-coast of America with him, we concluded there was no inhabited country for us to have recourse to till we came within the circle of the Caribbee Islands, and therefore resolved to stand away for Barbadoes; which, by keeping off at sea, to avoid the indraft of the Bay or Gulf of Mexico, we might easily perform, as we hoped, in about fifteen days' sail; whereas we could not possibly make our voyage to the coast of Africa without some assistance both to our ship and to ourselves.
that the continent which I thought I saw from the island I lived in was really no continent, but a long island, or rather a ridge of islands, reaching from one to the other side of the extended mouth of that great river; and that the savages who came to my island were not properly those which we call Caribbees, but islanders, and other barbarians of the same kind, who inhabited nearer to our side than the rest.
There, at the culmination of a battle between the dominant tribes of the Cabres and the Caribbees, the Cabres set to devouring the prisoners of the defeated Carib tribe, while "sparing the life of one Caribbee, whom they forced to climb a tree to witness this barbarous spectacle, and carry back the tidings to the vanquished" (5:209).
Caribbee is a melding of good fiction and historical fact enlivened with colorful, well-drawn characters.
After the mass emigration of Irish people to Britain following the Irish Famine in the mid to late 1840s, this became part of the town's Irish Quarter - along with Stafford Street and Caribbee Island.
TAAFFEITE (oed), KAARRE (tig), JERUBBAAL, CARIBBEE, SUBBOOKKEEPER, OCCAANECHY (Hodge), RACCOON, COFFEE, BUFFOON, GEGGEE, URHHEEN, FISHHOOK, IIKKA (tig), MARKKAA (cham), SUBBOOKKEEPER, AKKYYA (tig), BOUGANVILLIIDAE, SAMMAA, ANNAAS, BLENNIID, BUDENNYY (tig), COOEE, BOOKKEEPER, HOOQQA (oed), TIPPEE, WHIPPOORWILL, OPPUURS (tig), SARRII (Hodge), KIBROTHHATTAAVAH, QUUNNIPIEUCK (Hodge), ARROWWEED, BOWWOOD, QUIZZEE
His travel books include Tom-Tom (1926), Black Majesty (1928), Dark Islands (1937), Discover Puerto Rico (1939), Caribbee Cruise (1938), and Empress of the Dusk (1940).
Oba Dove, the second leg of a treble for his jockey, Jamar Maughn, gained his fifth consecutive success in the Caribbee Beach Hotel Classic, over five and a half furlongs, and is indisputably the best local two-year-old.
The Moon of the Caribbees, O'Neill's personal favorite among his one-acts, is a virtually plotless mood piece, and the stark, nearly empty setting at St.
Indeed, in one of O'Neill's earlier plays, The Moon of the Caribbees (1918), queer quite directly refers to alcoholic intoxication.
O'Neill had already written The Moon of the Caribbees (1918), which, from the very opening moment, associated blacks with the great southern sea.
Hotspots for teen drinking in Consett include Thornfield Road, The Grove, Caribbees Plantation, Delves Lane, and Riverside Industrial Estate in Langley Park.

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