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  • Definitions starting with H: history
    Entry: [W Car.; OED idem obs. → 1834; cf. also Sp., Port. historia history, story] n. story: 1966  I give you a little history, of a ...

  • Definitions starting with H: Hitian roach
    Entry: n. the small, inch-long cockroach (Blattella germanica), as opposed to the DRUMMER ROACH. = AMERICAN ROACH, CHINEE ROACH, NASSAU ROACH (Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with H: hog
    Entry: n. 1, [Atlantic; OED, originally had reference to the age or condition of the animal; W3 especially an adult or growing animal] an adult swine, ...

  • Definitions starting with H: hog cabbage
    Entry: n. 1. [cf. CABBAGE PALM] a kind of palm tree: 1905 Cyclospathe northropi (Sha-tuck 232). 1920 Pseudophoenix vinifera (Britton 61). 1977 P. sargentii (Patterson 9). ...

  • Definitions starting with H: hole-in-the-wall
    Entry: [W3, a small and insignificant place; the name of a settlement on Abaco] n. a style of plaiting STRAW1, leaving openings (Wyannie Malone Museum display). ...

  • Definitions starting with H: horn
    Entry: [cf. OED,  hardened or thickened epidermis, perhaps also from its pointed shape] n. the operculum or horny lid of the conch or other gastropods, which ...

  • Definitions starting with H: horse hole
    Entry: [cf. Brit. dial. Irel. idem, a place for watering horses EDD] n. part of a dry pond which remains moist: Horse-holes are circular areas in ...

  • Definitions starting with H: hug somebody up
    Entry: [W Car.] v. phr. to embrace someone tightly: When she come in the door she hug me up (Andros). (Gen.) ...

  • Definitions starting with H: hulk corn
    Entry: [probably from hull(ed) corn with gem-ination of /k/, but cf. Scots hulter corn husked corn CSD ] n. soup made of maize. (Andros, Inagua) ...

  • Definitions starting with H: hungry
    Entry: /hónggri, hóhnggri/ [Atlantic; by shift of syntactic category] n. hunger: 1918 He couldn' bear no hongree no more (Parsons 27). 1936 If hungry ever hit ...

  • Definitions starting with H: huss
    Entry: [from OED husk to remove the husk from, by simplification of final consonant cluster] v. to winnow. (Black) —n. husk; unusable outer part of vegetables, ...

  • Definitions starting with I: idle bob
    Entry: [cf. BOB seed of the castor oil plant] n. the castor oil plant, Ricinus sp.: 1977 (Albury 83). (Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with I: Ilathera
    Entry: [cf. ELEUTHERIA ] n., Obs. an eighteenth-century name for Eleuthera, a major island of the Bahamas: 1731 The islands of Andros and Ilathera (Catesby 30). 854. ...

  • Definitions starting with I: in
    Entry: prep. [note that the early form na (cf. IN-A) was a general locative prep. corresponding to 'in, on, onto, at' etc. (Hancock p.c.)] 1. [Trin. ...

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