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  • Definitions starting with A: aunty
    Entry: /áhnti/ n. 1. Obs? [US a colored woman DAE; SA idem; cf. Réunion Cr. Fr. tãtin idem (Chaudenson 1974:100)] a term of address to any ...

  • Definitions starting with B: b', ba, ber, b'o', bur
    Entry:  /ba/. Also bra. [Atlantic; from brother, but cf. also Brit. dial. East bor, bo' term of familiar address applied to either sex and of all ...

  • Definitions starting with B: beat (2)
    Entry: v. to strike, in the following phrases: beat around the bush [cf. US idiom and BUSH forest] phr. to live a hand-to-mouth existence with no ...

  • 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: boo (1)
    Entry: [cf. B', B'O' brother] n. my dear (as a term of address). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with B: boss, bossman
    Entry: [Car.; cf. SA baas master, sir "mode of address usu. by non-whites to the master or employer ... from Dutch baas master, captain"; cf. also ...

  • Definitions starting with B: boss lady
    Entry: (Gen.); boss missus /bohs mísaz/ (Andros); Miss Boss (Nassau) [cf. BOSSMAN] n. 1. term of address to one's female employer.  2. a female employer: My boss ...

  • Definitions starting with D: dada
    Entry: /dáda/ [Vir. da idem (Highfield); OED, child's word for father, but cf. also Fon dada grandfather (Turner 1949:70)] n. a term of address more often ...

  • Definitions starting with D: daddy
    Entry: [W Car.; Gul. idem (Gonzales 1922:284)] n. a title or term of address for a respected, older man (not related): I seen Daddy Thompson walking ...

  • Definitions starting with D: daughter
    Entry: [cf. Jam. Rasta "dawta, daughta: girlfriend, girl; woman, female companion; wife; name given to any young woman" (Pollard 1980: 18)] n. a term of address ...

  • Definitions starting with B: boy
    Entry: /bohy, boy/ [cf. Scots, a male person of any age and condition if unmarried and residing in the parental home; US dial. South a Negro ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bra, bro', brush
    Entry: /bro/ [cf. B'] term of address to a male peer: Hey, bra, why you am' hail me yester-day? (Nassau). ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bredda
    Entry: /bréda/ [Car.; Gul. idem (Gonzales 1922: 290)] n. brother (term of address to a male peer): [get two bredda what living (Andros). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bren
    Entry: (Black); bren-law (Eleu) [cf. Krio bran-lÉ” idem KED; from brother-in-(law), but connotation that of Sp, cuñado or MCC waika] term of address or reference 1. ...

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