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  • Definitions starting with I: in-and-out
    Entry: [from weaving] n. a style of plaiting STRAW1 (Wyannie Malone Museum display), (Andros, Long) ...

  • Definitions starting with I: Indian arrowroot
    Entry: /ìnjan árwut/ [DIE idem, MCC Indian arrow idem; cf. AROOT] n, the arrowroot plant, Maranta arundinacea, which produces an edible starch: 1835 Maranta. . .called ...

  • Definitions starting with S: Sabye
    Entry: [cf. Gul. Saba female name, Wolof Saba personal name 'an honest person' (Turner 1949: 152)] n. a woman's name: 1918 This was a woman name ...

  • Definitions starting with I: inside
    Entry: prep. in (a book, newspaper, etc.): I read it inside one book (Nassau). (Gen). -- adj. or adv. [cf OUTSIDE illegitimate] (of offspring, siblings, etc.) ...

  • Definitions starting with L: land somebody off
    Entry:  [ cf. OED land to set on shore, to set down from a vehicle; cf. Brit. dial. North, Scots land to reach home EDDI v. ...

  • Definitions starting with I: iron-rubber
    Entry: n., Obs. a cloth for cleaning soot off an old-style smoothing iron. (Andros, White) ...

  • Definitions starting with I: is (2)
    Entry: /is/ introducer 1. [Atlantic; although lexically derived from a contraction of it is, the source of the syntactic function is Proto-Creole *da or *na; cf. ...

  • Definitions starting with V: velvet sponge
    Entry: [OED idem 1882→] n. a fine, soft sponge, Hippiospongia equina meandriforrnis, once of commercial value: 1836 Velvet sponge . from the western side of Andros ...

  • Definitions starting with K: keep a-(do)
    Entry: [cf. A1 marking progressive verb] v. phr. to keept doing (or any present participle): You gatty keep a-knock (Andros). 1. a (1) ...

  • Definitions starting with K: kick
    Entry: [by analogy, from the pain inflicted] v. (of insects) to bite: 1954 Where the hell these sand fly mosquitos come from, kicking [biting] like this? ...

  • Definitions starting with K: kill the sin
    Entry: [cf. SIN fault] v. phr. to say that something was no one's fault. (Andros, Eleu.) ...

  • Definitions starting with L: lau
    Entry: /law/ [etym. uncertain, but cf. Sp. bacalao /bakáláw/ codfish, or various locally important food fishes W3] n. a long fish (sp?) resembling the barracuda. (Andros, San Sal.) ...

  • Definitions starting with L: laughing bird
    Entry: (San Sal.); laughing pinder (Andros); laughy (Black)  [cf. Irel. laughing gull the herring gull EDD; cf. OED laughing in the names of animals, so called from their ...

  • Definitions starting with L: lay on your chest
    Entry: or stomach [Trin. idem (Winer p.c.); cf. OED lie on the stomach of food: to be felt as oppressive obs.→1711; cf. Brit., US dial. lay lie] v. phr. ...

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