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Cannibal

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A word applied to those who eat human flesh. The usual derivation is Caribbee, corrupted into Canibbee, supposed to be man-eaters. Some of the tribes of these islands have no r.

“The natives live in great fear of the canibals (i.e. Caribals, or people of Cariba).”—Columbus.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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