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  • Definitions starting with M: Mud: the Mud
    Entry: [cf. OED mud mire, sludge] n. the shallow sponging waters west of Andros or, among Eleutherans, a similar area off Eleuthera: 1966 (Otterbein 2). 1978 ...

  • Definitions starting with M: mudgut
    Entry: [from the foul-smelling sludge in its belly] n. a variety of parrot fish. (Andros, Exuma) ...

  • Definitions starting with M: mull(ed) tomato
    Entry: [cf. OED mull to make (wine, beer, etc.) into a hot drink with the addition of sugar, spices, beaten yolk of egg, etc. I n. ...

  • Definitions starting with M: musket; musked
    Entry: /músked/ [ etym? ] n. a very prickly variety of pineapple. = CUBA (Exuma, Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with P: pick up for somebody
    Entry: phr. to take somebody's side in an argument. (Andros, Eleu.) ...

  • Definitions starting with P: pick up (1)
    Entry: v. phr. 1. [cf. OED pick idem] to gather (fruit, etc.): 1966 He pick up a few [nuts off a tree] (Crowley 128). cf. Pick3 ...

  • Definitions starting with P: pig
    Entry: [W Car.; OED idem; standard distinction not usually made in US] n. immature pig, as opposed to an adult hog: 1966 They had. . .a ...

  • Definitions starting with P: pimp, pimper
    Entry: n. [cf. PIMP v. 1] a person who passes on incriminating information; a police informer: 1981 A key spokesman for the FNDM in Grand Bahama ...

  • Definitions starting with P: pious
    Entry: [OED, characterized by loyal affection; now rare or arch.] adj. (of animals) gentle: 1963 These cows wouldn't hurt nobody. They is very pious creatures (Coffman ...

  • Definitions starting with P: piss-a-bed
    Entry: (White); pissy bush (Cat); pissy-bed, pee-a-bed (Andros) [W Car. piss-a-bed (Cassia sp.) "from its diuretic properties" DJE; OED idem dandelion obs, except dial.] n. a ...

  • Definitions starting with P: pitch
    Entry: v. 1. [OED, to lurch (as of a ship)] (of peo-ple) to sway: 1966 Booky pitching and dancing (Crowley 88). (Black) 2. [Gul. idem (Parsons ...

  • Definitions starting with P: play
    Entry: in the idioms: play 'bout (Andros); play 'round (Eleu.) [OED play to divert oneself] phr. to stand about conversing on a street corner (usually of young ...

  • Definitions starting with P: pony
    Entry: adj. [cf. POOR perhaps influenced by puny] (of people) thin. (Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with P: poor-man strength
    Entry: [from its use as a tonic] n. a trailing plant, Peteveria alliacea. = POND BUSH, FOUR MAN STRENGTH, GARLIC WEED, GUINEA-HEN WEED, OBEAH BUSH, STRONG-MAN'S ...

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