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  • Definitions starting with P: pop-eye John
    Entry: [from its prominent eyes] n. a variety of squirrelfish, Holocentrus sp.= BIG-EYE JOHN, JACK BRUSH (Andros, Exuma) ...

  • Definitions starting with P: pork
    Entry: n. [cf. Belize pook pork, vagina (Dayley); DHS pork women as food for men's lust; US Black pig meat whore (Major)] 1. a young, sexually ...

  • Definitions starting with P: porpus leaf
    Entry: [from PLOPPERS by /l, r/ alternation, metathesis, and devoicing of final -s; possibly in­fluenced by porpoise] n. a plant, Bryophyllum pinnaturn.= LIFE LEAF (Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with P: potato
    Entry: n. 1. [Car.] the sweet potato, as opposed to the IRISH POTATO. (Gen.)= BATATA 2. [from shape] the developing breasts of a pubescent girl: She cuttin' potato (Inagua). She ...

  • Definitions starting with P: prickle grass
    Entry: [W Car.] n. a coarse grass with burs: 1920 Prickle grass. . .Nazia alienna (Britton 14). You should wear tennis; got plenty prickle grass on ...

  • Definitions starting with P: provision ground
    Entry: [W Car.; OED idem "in the West Indies"; cf. GROUND field] n. a field for crops: 1966 They brought him some okra puddings, sapodilly out the ...

  • Definitions starting with P: prune legs
    Entry: [cf. RAISIN-LEG idem; from appearance of dark sores] n. a person with many sores on his legs. (Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with P: puddle of children
    Entry: [cf. OED puddle confused heap dial.] n. many children in one family. (Andros, Elm) ...

  • Definitions starting with P: pupfish
    Entry: [cf. DJE puppy-fish] n. a fish, Cyprinodon laciniatus: 1968 (Böhlke 133). (Andros, Adelaide) ...

  • Definitions starting with P: purgenut
    Entry: [from laxative effect of fruit] n. a tree (sp?) with nuts resembling peanuts. (Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with P: purple lily
    Entry: [OED different sp.] n. the oyster plant, Rhoeo discolor. = BOAT LILY (Andros, Adelaide) ...

  • Definitions starting with L: licorice vine, liquorice vine
    Entry: /likrish, likwish, likrid/ n. 1. [Car. idem DJE] a vine, Abrus precatorius, having red seeds with black spots. = BEAD VINE, BLACK-EYED SUSAN, MACKABEE, RED-EYE SUZY, ...

  • Definitions starting with L: life-leaf
    Entry: [cf. LEAF-OF-LIFE ideM] n. a plant, Bryophyllum pinnatum: 1956 (Higgs 10). I boil the life-leaf. . . give him two draught of that or three, cough ...

  • Definitions starting with L: lift wing
    Entry: /lif wing/ v. phr. (of birds) to flap the wings to take off or, while flying, to raise the wings to brake and land. (Andros, ...

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