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  • Definitions starting with F: fowl-crow
    Entry: [also Gul. ADD] n. the crowing of roosters, marking different periods of the pre­dawn hours: 1977 Before daylight next morning, just about second "fowl-crow"(Albury 17). (Andros, Long) ...

  • Definitions starting with F: French trumpet flower
    Entry: [from the resemblance of its flowers to the French horn] n. a shrub, Cer­bera thevetia: 1920 (Britton 338). = LUCKY NUT (Andros, Exuma) ...

  • Definitions starting with F: full water
    Entry: [cf. FULL UP] v. phr. (of boats) to take on water for a voyage (old term): We cut wood and we full water and go back out to ...

  • Definitions starting with C: camally
    Entry:  /kamáli/ (Black); camoley /kamówli/ (San Sal.) [etym?] n. usually carnally bump: a swelling on the head caused by a blow: He gone fall down yesterday and get ...

  • Definitions starting with C: camp
    Entry: (Gen.); campus (Andros) [cf. Sra. kampoe hut, forest camp WST; MCC kyamp idem; DAE camp temporary quarters used when hunting, engaged in lumbering, mining, etc.] n. 1. a hut ...

  • Definitions starting with C: can lamp
    Entry: n. a lamp made from a tin can filled with kerosene and a rag for a wick. (Andros, San Sal.) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cassava stick
    Entry: [ Atlantic] n. a short piece of cassava stalk, planted for propagation. = CASSAVA HEAD (Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cave-bat
    Entry: n. the bat, a flying mammal, as opposed to BAT moth: I won't go in them big cave-hole 'cause I scared of the cave-bat (Andros). = ...

  • Definitions starting with C: Celia cassava
    Entry: /síylya kasáva/ n. a variety of cassava. (Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: chance: take chance for chance
    Entry: phr. (of two men) to share a mistress: I think he and he pa does take chance for chance with her (Andros). ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cheap
    Entry: [cf. Jam. just as cheap equally well: "I had just as cheap go as stay" DJE II; cf. OED cheap costing little effort: "He thinks it as ...

  • Definitions starting with C: checkerboard
    Entry: [see quot.] n. 1. the wool sponge: 1977 The hookers nicknamed them checker­boards because white reef sediment sifted over them like flour, but the the eyes stayed black ...

  • Definitions starting with C: chee-chee
    Entry: (Mayag., Inagua); chim-chim (Nassau) [cf. DJE chichi bud (imitative) a singing bird cf. also Yoruba tintin sp. of small song bird (Oyedeji p.c.)] Also chimmy ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cheese bush
    Entry: n. the jacaranda tree, Jacaranda coerulea;= CANCER BUSH, CLOCK BUSH, HORSE BUSH 4, WHAT O'CLOCK (Andros, White) ...

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