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The shebeen queens were some of the most powerful people in the community.
Rhythms of Zulu, Xhosa, Tswana; lyrics of township romances, girls sashaying to get water, rowdy shebeens.
It was outlawed by the authorities, so the brew itself--and the culture of drinking it in shebeens [illicit bars or clubs], while dancing and singing--became a form of resistance.
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First Known Use: circa 1787See Words from the same year
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