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  • Definitions starting with B: bake-thing
    Entry: /beyk ting/ [W Car.] n. baked goods, such as bread, pastry, cakes, etc. (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bass (1)
    Entry: bass drum (Gen.); bass guitar (San Sal.) /beys/ [from resemblance of sound to that of bass fiddle] n. a musical instrument, an over-turned washtub with ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bass (2)
    Entry: /beys/ [Gul. idem (Writers' Program 1940: 42); cf. OED bass nonce word ... to utter or proclaim with a bass voice or sound 1610; probably ...

  • Definitions starting with B: baste
    Entry: /beys/ [cf. 1811 DVT to beat] v. to beat (a person): 1918 He startin' lickin' his broder ... bastin' his broder (Parsons 32). (Eleu.) ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bathe your skin
    Entry: /beyd yu skin/ [Car.; cf. SKIN as quasi reflexive] v. phr. to take a bath or shower: 1918 My ol' fader . . carry him ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bay arrangia
    Entry: /bey aréynja/ [from BAY GERINA by metathesis?] n. a vine (sp?) with small leaves. cf. BAY GERANIUM (Eleu.) ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bay geranium
    Entry:  bay gerina /bey jaríyna/ (Black); bay gerinia (Exuma) n. a seashore vine, Ambrosia hispida: 1920 (Britton 432). = BAY TANSY, SOAP BUSH, WILD GERANIUM ...

  • Definitions starting with B: beg
    Entry: /beg, beyg/ [W Car.; cf. OED to beg bread] v.t. to ask (a person for a thing): 1918 His wife . . . come and ...

  • Definitions starting with B: behind
    Entry: prep. 1. [also Jam. (U. May p.c.)] after, such as another word in a sentence: I don't understand the word come behind "seem" (Nassau). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with B: beyeh
    Entry: [from brother; cf. 81 n., Obs? brother, a term of address to a male peer: 1895 I would n' matte' gittin' somet 'in' to eat, ...

  • Definitions starting with B: blue
    Entry: n. 1. [Car.; Brit. usage] laundry bluing: 1918 He take a white sheet an a tub o' water. . . an' put blue in de ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bottle-and-nail
    Entry: n. a musical instrument: 1978 A bottle with a corrugated surface scraped by a metal stick. Generally the metal stick was a six-inch nail and ...

  • Definitions starting with D: deep sounding
    Entry: [cf. W3 sounding measurement of depth, as by line and plummet] n. the water beyond the drop-off dividing shallow from deep water. cf. EDGE OF THE ...

  • Definitions starting with H: hard-mouth
    Entry: /hand mawt/ [Krio idem (Hancock p.c.); cf. OED hard-mouthed obstinate, and good, bad, hard, etc. mouth, used with reference to a horse's readiness or the ...

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