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Yestideh di dread nuh stop [chant] duwn [babilon] on the road
Yestideh di dread nuh stop chant duwn babilon on the road.
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A person with dreadlocks (not necessarily rasta)
(patois) Yestideh di dread nuh stop chant duwn babilon on the road
(english)Yesterday the dreadlocks man continuously rebuke the police officers on the road
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