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duppy

(ˈdʌpɪ)
n, pl -pies
(Alternative Belief Systems) Caribbean a spirit or ghost
[C18: probably of African origin]
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DUPPY PEAR & GINGER PUNCH (serves 4) THIS hot punch marries The Duppy Share Caribbean rum (PS22, 70cl, Sainsbury's) with ripe pears.
This new appreciation for the duppy companion symbolizes an acceptance of her Jamaican identity and culture.
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Drake responded to Meek's allegations in his song "Back to Back" at the time, and later acknowledged Pusha T's reference to the claim in his song, "Duppy Freestyle."
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This is noted in the film's dialogue when Gail scoffs, 'What would this duppy whitefella know about soul music?' Nonetheless, O'Dowd's presence, like that of Dave in the film, boosted the profile of The Sapphires.
Their nucleus was formed in 1969, when Bob Marley, Bunny Wailer and Peter Tosh recruited the Barrett brothers, bassist Aston 'Family Man' and drummer Carly, from Lee Perry's 'Upsetters' to play on hits such as Lively Up Yourself, Trenchtown Rock, Duppy Conqueror and many more.
It uses the Duppy Share Rum (PS29.95, thewhiskyexchange.com), a rich and satisfying, blend of rums from Jamaica and Barbados.
In her chapter on Caribbean Gothic ("The Divided Psyche and the Duppy as Social Figure"), for instance, Rudd examines "schizophrenic splitting and doubling" as "personified by the polymorphous duppy, a figure that shape-shifts between ghost, zombie and soucouyant" (p.