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  • Definitions starting with P: peggy
    Entry: [etym?] n. a spider (sp?); it is small and grayish and bites. (Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with P: pepper conch
    Entry:  n. 1. [from speckles] the pink conch, Strombus gigas. (Andros) 2. [from taste] a variety of conch, Strombus sp., which tastes peppery. (San Sal.) ...

  • Definitions starting with P: pepper wasp
    Entry: /pépa wahs/ [cf. paper wasp (Polistes sp.)] n. a small red wasp (sp.?), its sting is not as bad as that of other species. (Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with P: pick
    Entry: n. [US Black pick a comb used by Black people for natural and Afro hair styles (Claerbaut); cf. Brit. dial. pick hay-fork OED] a short ...

  • Definitions starting with P: pick (2)
    Entry: v. 1. [cf. OED pick (of a bird) to peck; (of an insect) to puncture obs. →6451 to bite; to peck: 1918 Mr. Fowl, if ...

  • Definitions starting with P: pick (3)
    Entry: v. 1. [Car.; Brit. dial. Mid idem EDD; US dial, to gather (eggs) ADD] to gather, collect: pick shells; cf. PICK UP¹); (Mayag., Inagua) 2. ...

  • Definitions starting with P: pick-and-choose
    Entry: [Atlantic; OED, v. phr. to select fastidiously)] adj. 1. finnicky; hard to please: When people is pick-and-choose, they a bit funny or choicy (Nassau). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with P: pickcheely
    Entry: (Nassau); pickereely (Andros); pickery (San Sal.) [DJE petchary, Haitian pipirit HCEFD and Car. Sp, pitirre idem; from its call "pecheery", perhaps influenced by PICKER 2 ...

  • Definitions starting with N: Names (place names)
    Entry: The names of many Bahamian islands and settlements go back hundreds of years and serve as reminders of earlier periods of the islands' history. The ...

  • Definitions starting with N: nam-sack
    Entry: (Cat); num-sack (Andros) [cf. nam-sack in Gul]. (Writers' Program 1940:15), DJE "blend of nam (cf. nambu field-bag. .. cf. Twi ε-nãm meat) and knapsack"; cf. ...

  • Definitions starting with N: Nago Nanga, N'onga, Nungo, Nago
    Entry:  [Pan-Creole; cf. DJE Nanga, Nago a Yoruba negro, from Ewe anagó idem; also "term of contempt originally applied by Creole blacks to African-born slaves; now ...

  • Definitions starting with N: nation
    Entry: [Gul. idem (Writers' Program 1940:23); OED idem obs.→1762] n. a great number (especially of persons or animals): You got your own nation [many children] (Exuma). ...

  • Definitions starting with N: natural
    Entry: adj. 1. [W Car.; cf. Brit. dial. West natural entirely EDD ] entire; complete in itself: 1966 One natural head, it wasn't no person [of ...

  • Definitions starting with N: natural pear
    Entry: [cf. FALSE PEAR the northern pear] n. the avocado. = PEAR (Eleu., Andros) ...

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