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  • Definitions starting with C: coco-six
    Entry: n. a style of plaiting broad and narrow strips of STRAW1 (Bannister display). (Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: concertine
    Entry: [from resemblance to a concertina] n. a style of plaiting STRAW1 into a spiral to decorate hats (Wyannie Malone Museum display). (Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: conch-killer
    Entry: [etym?] n. a grayish-white shellfish: Conch-killer. . .zigzag shaped (Andros). ...

  • Definitions starting with C: Congo Town
    Entry: [cf. Krio Kongotong western sub­urban village of Freetown formerly inhabited by Krios of Congo origin; cf. CONGO 1] . the name of several settlements or districts: 1. ...

  • Definitions starting with C: Congo worm
    Entry: [cf. DJE idem; cf. also W3 congo snake, congo eel a snake-like amphibian, Amph­iuma means] n. an animal (sp?): Congo worm is a worm which ...

  • Definitions starting with C: conky-bine
    Entry: [cf. Car. concubine lover (man or woman) DJE; Gul. conkywine idem (Gonzales 1922: 293); cf. OED concubine as applied to a woman, quot. → 1815, ...

  • Definitions starting with C: conversate
    Entry: [W Car.; back-formation from conversation] v. to converse; to have a conversation; You can't push the trolley because someone would be there conversating (Andros). When you ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cooda
    Entry: /kúwda/ [W Car.; cf. Krio kuta idem KED] n. the barracuda, a large fish (Sphyraena barra­cuda). = BARRACUTA, BARRY, HANGY (Andros, Nassau) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cook kitchen, cooking kitchen
    Entry: [cf. W Car. cookroom idem] n. cooking area, either a room or a separate shed. cf. FIRE KITCHEN (Mayag., Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: coontie sago, country sago
    Entry: /séyga/ [cf. DAE coontie idem from Seminole kunti idem] n. a cycad, Zamia integrifolia, from which edible starch is obtained: Das what dey raised me off was sago, ...

  • Definitions starting with C: coppet
    Entry: /kóhpit/ [cf. OED coppice thicket, perhaps influenced by carpet] n. 1. a tall growth of trees: 1910 The coppet about here is largely logwood (Northrop 21). That big ...

  • Definitions starting with C: corn yuck
    Entry: n. a dish made of shredded crabmeat and grated fresh corn cooked together: Corn yuck is olden-days food (Andros). ...

  • Definitions starting with C: corunten lizard
    Entry: /kóhranten/ [possibly connected to the Courentyne River, Guyana but cf. CURLY-TAIL] n. a lizard (sp?). (Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: courage bush
    Entry: [cf. COURAGE, from use to aid sexual potency] n. a plant, Cenchrus hirsutus, re­lated to BUR GRASS, used medicinally: 1889 (Gardner 361). (Andros, Mayag.) ...

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