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  • Definitions starting with C: chickchanny, chickcharney
    Entry:  /chikchá(h)ni/; Also chincharny, chickanny [etym. uncertain; Craton suggests Arabic shitani devil (1966:18), whence also Krio setani, shaytani spirit of evil (cf. Mandinka, Susu setani, Temne sethani, Hausa ...

  • Definitions starting with C: chicken-toe potato
    Entry: n. a red variety of sweet potato. (Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: chick-of-the-village
    Entry: n. a bird, the thick-billed vireo (Vireo crassirostris): 1960 (Bond 182). (Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: children
    Entry: /chíran/ [cf. US dial. South mother potatoes sweet potatoes from which slips are grown for planting WSC; the Bah. name may derive from the many ...

  • Definitions starting with C: chinchary
    Entry: [cf. Vir. chichery idem (Seaman)] n. the gray kingbird, Tyrannus dominicensis: 1960 (Bond 150). cf. CHICKCHANNY 2 (Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: chop, chap
    Entry: /chap/ v.t. 1. [Car.; cf. OED chop to cut (with an ax etc.)] to assault a person with a machete, or anything sharp: The next boy take one knife ...

  • Definitions starting with C: Christmas daisy
    Entry: [OED different sp.] n. a plant, Montanoa hibiscifolia: 1972 (Durrell 79). (Andros, Mayag.) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: Christmas okra
    Entry: [DJE idem "short and thick"] n. a variety of okra up to ten inches in length which is harvested at Christmas time. (Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: clampsy
    Entry: [cf. OED clabber milk naturally curdled] adj. sour (of milk, cream). = CLODDY (Andros, San Sal.) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: clip out
    Entry: v.phr. to remove legs and claws (of crabs): I put Nell to clip out some crab. (Andros, San Sal.) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: close
    Entry:  /klowz/ [cf. W3 clothes /klowdhz, klowz/] n. a piece of clothing (count noun): 1928 a white clo'se (Parsons 482). (Andros, Mayag.) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cockroach berry, roach berry
    Entry: [DJE idem] n. a shrub,Solanum aculeatissimum: 1920 (Britton 383). (Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: coconut bird
    Entry: [see quot.] n. the black-cowled oriole, Icterus dominicensis: 1910 Cocoanut Bird. . .the natives say that it builds its nest in the cocoanut trees (Northrop 66). = ...

  • Definitions starting with C: coconut rush
    Entry: [cf. RUSH gratings] n. a flat, cake-like candy made of browned grated coconut and sugar. (Andros, San Sal.) ...

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