father of the bahamas

Pindling

[pind-ling]
noun
Lynden Oscar ("Father of the Bahamas") 1930–2000, Bahamian political leader: first prime minister 1967–92.
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pindling (ˈpɪndlɪŋ)
 
adj
1.  (Western English) peevish or fractious
2.  (US) sickly or puny
 
[C19: perhaps changed from spindling]

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