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  • Definitions starting with W: wood-packer
    Entry: [cf. /e, a/ alternation in DREG drag, DRAGS dregs, etc.] n, the woodpecker. cf. WOODY-PECKER (Eleu., Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with W: work field
    Entry: (Gen.); work the field (Andros) [cf. OED work till, cultivate (land)] v. phr. to do farm work; to be a small farmer: All them work field, ...

  • Definitions starting with W: wriggle
    Entry:  [OED, to writhe, squirm] v. (of dogs) to wag (the tail). cf. WIGGLE (Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with F: fall out
    Entry: [OED, military to drop behind a marching body (e.g. from fatigue)] v. to faint: I feel as if lam going to fall out; I have abed ...

  • Definitions starting with F: false boxwood
    Entry: [W3 different sp.] n. a tree, Gyminda latifolia, with edible berries: 1977 (Pat­terson 89). (Inagua, Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with F: false pear
    Entry: [as opposed to the NATURAL PEAR or avocado] n. the North American pear, Pyrus sp, = BARTLETT (Andros, Eleu.) ...

  • Definitions starting with F: fanner, fenno
    Entry: /fána, féna/ [Gul. idem (Gonzales 1922:300), Krio idem KED; US dial. idem WSC, OED] n. a round, shallow basket used for winnowing: 1918 Get yer ...

  • Definitions starting with F: fanner grass
    Entry: [its connection with FANNER is unclear] n. a variety of fine grass (sp?). (Andros, San Sal.) ...

  • Definitions starting with F: fathom
    Entry: /fádam/ [cf. Cayman "Both road and rope are measured.. .by fathoms" (Doran 1954:84); Cam. fadom two yards (of cloth) CCD; OED, the length covered by ...

  • Definitions starting with F: fat pine
    Entry: [cf. OED fat of wood: resinous (U.S.); cf. US dial. South fat-pine pitch pine ADD] n. 1. a resinous pine tree (sp?), the wood of ...

  • Definitions starting with F: feen bush
    Entry: [letym?] n. a plant (sp?) used as STRAW1 for plaiting. (Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with F: ferruffle
    Entry: /farófal/ [cf. OED ruffle to handle roughly, to set upon with violence obs.→1721, perhaps agglutinating with the complementizer FOR; but cf. also Car. Sp. farufa mix-up, confusion ...

  • Definitions starting with F: fetch in, fetch up
    Entry: [cf. OED fetch up to come to (a place) nautical, obs? → 1632; Scots fetch idem CSDI v. 1. to come ashore: 1929 [of boats] They'll sure fetch ...

  • Definitions starting with F: fever grass
    Entry: [Car.; from its use as a remedy for fevers] n. lemon grass, Andropogon nardus: Tha's the fever grass; you make tea with it (Andros). (Gen.) ...

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