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  • Definitions starting with Y: Yeho
    Entry: /yéy(h)ow/ [cf. W Car. Yaho or Yoho idem (Holm 1978:214); cf. OED yahoo name invented by Swift in Gulliver's Travels for an imaginary race of ...

  • Definitions starting with D: door-mouth
    Entry: [Atlantic; an African calque: cf, Yoruba enu ìloro (lit, mouth porch) threshold (Oyedeji p.c.), Hausa baki mouth, entrance DIE; cf. also Mandinka bonda, Bambara da, ...

  • Definitions starting with W: waposta
    Entry: /wapówsta/ [cf. OED impostume a purulent swelling obs? →1842] n. a large boil. (Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with W: water pussley
    Entry: [cf. OED water purslane (Ludwigia palustris) and PUSSLEY]  n. an edible plant (sp?) which grows in swamps. (Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with W: wattle tree
    Entry: [cf. DIE wattle-wood (Laetia thamnia)] n. a tree (sp?) whose branches are used in making certain kinds of STRAW WORK. (Andros, Eleu.) ...

  • Definitions starting with W: whips
    Entry: [OED whip an object resembling a whip] n. the antenna of a crawfish: When you look through the glass, you could see the whips jucking ...

  • Definitions starting with W: whirlwind
    Entry: (Eleu.), whirlwind puff (Andros) [cf. OED whirlwind a rotating wind, often violent and destructive; whirl-puff idem obs.→ 1637] n. a light puff of wind which ...

  • Definitions starting with W: white catnip
    Entry: [from the color of its flowers] n. 1. catnip (Nepeta cataria) as opposed to BLUE CATNIP (Nepeta coerulea): 1889 (Gardner 400). cf. CATNIP (Exuma, Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with W: white malt
    Entry: [cf. DAE white marl idem; by hypercorrection] n. chalky mud deposits on the sea floor. cf. SEA RUT (Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with O: ocean durgon
    Entry: See OCEAN TURBOT (Black); ocean tally (Andros, Nassau); ocean durgon (Eleu.) ...

  • Definitions starting with O: ocean hole
    Entry: n. 1. a deep hole on land, filled with tidal water: 1888 An extraordinary sheet of water called "the Ocean Hole", which rises and falls ...

  • Definitions starting with O: ocean turbot (Black); ocean tally (Andros, Nassau); ocean durgon (Eleu.)
    Entry: [cf. DJE ocean turbot different sp.] n. a fish, Canthidermis sufflamen: 1980 (Carey 13). ...

  • Definitions starting with W: white-skin cassava
    Entry: [cf. Car, white cassada idem DIE; from its light color] n. a plant, sweet cassava (Manihot sp.) or its edible tuber. = WHITE STICK (Andros, ...

  • Definitions starting with Y: yellow-mouth grouper
    Entry: (Black); yellow grouper (Andros, Adelaide) n, a fish, Mycteroperca inter-stitialis: 1968 (Bohlke 284). ...

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