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  • Definitions starting with F: fig tobacco
    Entry: [OED fig (of tobacco) a small piece] n. a type of tobacco in flakes, rather than leaves, which is cut into plugs for chewing. (Andros, ...

  • Definitions starting with F: fire hearth
    Entry:   /haht (Nassau); hahf (Andros, San Sal.); hoyt (Eleu., Mayag.)/ [W Car.; Gul. idem (Parsons 1923:120); OED, the pavement of brick or stone on which ...

  • Definitions starting with F: fire log
    Entry:   [cf. OED fire to kindle, ignite] n. chips of kindling wood. (Andros)     ...

  • Definitions starting with F: first picker
    Entry: /fos píka/ [understood as the first to pick a fight, but this may be a hypercorrection: cf. Krio pik fos to start an argument (cf. English fuss) (Hancock p.c.)] ...

  • Definitions starting with F: fish gill
    Entry: (Inagua); fish row (Andros) n. a style of plaiting narrow strips of light and dark STRAW 1 together, forming a squat V pattern (Bannister display). ...

  • Definitions starting with F: fleet
    Entry: (Andros); flick (Aeldins) [cf. Scots fleat v. pret. scolded CSD] v. to humiliate someone by reminding him of the good deeds one has done for him: She ...

  • Definitions starting with F: flowers
    Entry: [Car.] n. sing. or pl. a flower: I don't know that flowers (Andros). (Black) -v. [from the n.] to flower; bloom: The pump­kin flowersin' (Nassau). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with F: flum-flum
    Entry: [etym, uncertain, but cf. DJE fum-fum food pounded in a mortar] n. a vegetable stew made of yams, potatoes and green beans: Flum-flum-tha's olden-days food (Andros). cf. FOG­FOO ...

  • Definitions starting with F: fly-house
    Entry: [etym?], n. a fungus (sp?): Fly-house have a big round bob on top (Andros). = BUFFALO  ...

  • Definitions starting with F: flying tiger
    Entry:  [from its ferociousness] n. a large mosquito (sp?): 1817 The greatest obstacles I meet with are the long-legs, mosquitoes, and sand-flies. These [places] are famous for the last ...

  • Definitions starting with F: fonk
    Entry: [cf. MCCfonk (of men) to undergo anal inter­course; cf. also PUNK idem and /p, f/ alternation elsewhere, e.g. FILLY-MA-DICK, FILLY-MA-DICK] n. a male homosexual. (Eleu., Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with F: fork
    Entry: [from shape] n. a wide-toothed comb for Afro hair styles. =   PICK (Eleu., Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with F: foster wife
    Entry: [cf. OED foster guardianship] n. 1. [perhaps influenced by fos(t) first + -er (com­parative)] a first wife; the woman to whom a man was married before ...

  • Definitions starting with F: four-man-strength
    Entry: (Gen); four-month-strength (Andros) [from its use as a tonic] n. a plant (Peteveria alliacea?) used medicinally. cf. POOR­-MAN-STRENGTH, POND BUSH, GARLIC WEED, OBEAH BUSH ...

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