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palm wine

n
(Brewing) (esp in W Africa) the sap drawn from the palm tree, esp when allowed to ferment
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In consequence of that friendship the women of Gobila's village walked in single file through the reedy grass, bringing every morning to the station, fowls, and sweet potatoes, and palm wine, and sometimes a goat.
He told her of the days when he had worked on the banks of the Congo with the coolies, a slave in everything but name, when the sun had burned the brains of men to madness, and the palm wine had turned them into howling devils.
When the Nation visited one of the mnazi dens at Cossovo in Malindi, locals were busy drinking palm wine, also known as 'Kilalo' as they feasted on roasted Kadzora.
Togbe Afede made a hurricane out of a palm wine calabash as he spoke sternly about that Akan man who should be made to face the law.
After their meeting, they treated themselves to some gourds of palm wine, Ogun's favourite drink.
Separately, on the inspection conducted on alcohol manufactures today, Sivanesan said that state health department issued a 14-day stop-work notice to a premises producing toddy (palm wine) in Pusing after finding rats in storage containers.
The Kilifi government plans to ban the sale of palm wine in undesignated areas as part of efforts to reduce the teen pregnancy menace.
Another man in Umunna, where Okonkwo the main character was banished, conveniently during a feast of food and abundant palm wine prepared by Okonkwo to thank them for having taken good care of him during his seven years stay there shared the same sentiments.
If the 'Gramophone Beri' was in great demand due to its quality, so was the Tari or palm wine of Haleem Seth.
Food-processing plant for products like sugar palm wine, vinegar, cocoa, coffee and adlai cereal
Suspect Duyen, a teacher at the Ranneh Elementary School in Tappita, further explains that when there was no way to get his money, he accused the deceased of gambling the money, something, he claims led the late Kollie to waste palm wine on him, which resulted to a fistfight.