dutty

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

According to one source, from the Twi word dutty (ground).[1] Probably re-inforced by the English terms dirt, dirty.

Noun[edit]

dutty

  1. (Jamaica) The ground.
    • (Can we date this quote?), Miss Lou, Dutty Tough:
      Rain a fall but dutty tough

References[edit]

  1. ^ Anti-Colonialism and Education, G. J. Dei, ISBN 90-77874-18-6, page 198