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Thread #56224   Message #3852969
Posted By: Long Firm Freddie
29-Apr-17 - 02:26 AM
Thread Name: Epithet for English Immigrants in Song?
Subject: RE: Epithet for English Immigrants in Song?
According to Collins online Portuguese-English dictionary the Portuguese word jequice has two meanings: country ways or tackiness. The pronunciation is something like jekkeece, which could be taken for the plural of jickie to English ears.

Maybe!

LFF