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  • Definitions starting with A: all
    Entry: [Car. also US Black (Loman 1967:40); OED, even →1808] adv. even, emphasizing the unusual or extreme: 1918 He had a feast, and he sent for ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bad
    Entry: adv. [Atlantic; an African calque: cf. Mandingo A ka nyi ko-jugu (lit. It is good badly) It is very good (Dalby 1972:177) or Shona zvakáipa ...

  • Definitions starting with B: black feney
    Entry: [etym?] n. a hardwood tree (sp?): 1782 Manchinella, black feney, dog-wood (Bruce 45). 1975 Lesser known hardwoods ... black feney (Albury 79). (Exuma) ...

  • Definitions starting with B: boa(r), bow
    Entry: /bow/ [cf. Gul. boar coon (Rhame 1933:41); cf. OED boar male swine, transferred to obs. boar cat, boar dog, etc. for male of species] n., ...

  • Definitions starting with B: born
    Entry:  /bohn/ [Atlantic; from past participle born] v. 1. to be born: Chillun borning (Brown 32). (Black) 2. [US dial. South idem ADD] to give birth ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bull dog
    Entry: [cf. BOAR , by hypercorrection] n. a male dog: 1950 In common parlance a jibdog is the female of the species in contrast to the ...

  • Definitions starting with B: butter for fat
    Entry: [cf. Krio bota-fo-lad tit for tat KED] phr. like for like: 1925 Tick for tack, butter for fat; You kill my dog, I'll kill your ...

  • Definitions starting with D: dog
    Entry: See DUG. ...

  • Definitions starting with D: dog-bed
    Entry: n. a child's security blanket, especially one that has become soiled or smells of urine. <Exuma> ...

  • Definitions starting with D: dog-bush
    Entry: n.  a plant, Baccharis angustifolia: 1889 (Gardner 387). <San Sal> ...

  • Definitions starting with D: dog-drink-water
    Entry: [etym] n.  a plant, Tillandsia fasciculata: 1910 (Northrop 144). <Inagua, Mayag.> ...

  • Definitions starting with D: doggy
    Entry: [cf. US Black puppy small penis (Folb)] n. penis (child's word; considered naughty): All them girls get crabby but they does ack like they get ...

  • Definitions starting with D: doggy after someone
    Entry: [cf. W3 dog v. follow indefatigably] v. phr. to follow someone about constantly: That child always doggyin' after his daddy (Nassau). <Black> ...

  • Definitions starting with D: dog-teeth snapper
    Entry: [cf. DJE idem "from its having teeth like those of dogs (Messoprion cynodon, Lutjanus jocu)"; US dog-snapper same sp. (Allyn 1967:66)] n. a fish. <Black> ...

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