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  • Definitions starting with C: courage conch
    Entry: [cf. COURAGE; it is a Bahamian folk belief that eating conch increases sexual potency and desire] n. a variety of conch (Strombus sp.). = LAMB CONCH ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cousins
    Entry: (Black); cussin's (Andros); cuz (Mayag., Inagua) [etym?] n. tightly curled hair on the nape of the neck or the sides of the temples: She get a ...

  • Definitions starting with C: crab-and-dough
    Entry: n. phr. a dish of land crabs stewed with small dumplings: Ah, crab-and-dough. Jesus, that's my food (Andros). ...

  • Definitions starting with C: crab basket
    Entry: [Car.; DJE, double basket with handle) n. a single, large, coarsely-woven basket without a handle with its mouth sewn nearly shut, leaving only a small hole, used for ...

  • Definitions starting with C: crabby
    Entry: (Black); crab (Andros) [etym?] n. vulva and pubic region (especially of preadolescents): All them girls get crabby but they does act like they get doggy instead, with ...

  • Definitions starting with C: Crab-catcher
    Entry: n. 1. [DJE idem; from diet] a heron, Nycticorax nycticorax: 1960 (Bond 36). = GAULIN, NIGHT GAULIN (Black) 2. [from the custom of catching the numerous crabs in ...

  • Definitions starting with C: crawl, craw, kraal
    Entry: [Car.; from colonial Dutch kraal from Port. curral pen W3, influenced by crawl] n. 1. a pen built in shallow water to keep turtles, conchs, fish, etc. ...

  • Definitions starting with C: crotch
    Entry: (Andros, Exuma); crutch (Inagua) [cf. US crotch DAE, Brit. crutch OED, both pole or prop with a forked top; the fork of the human body] n. 1. a ...

  • Definitions starting with C: crow('s) broom
    Entry: n. a brush made of branches. (Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cub
    Entry: n. (corn)cob. (Andros, Eleu.) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cuckoo (bird)
    Entry: [cf. Gul. coo-coo owl (Writers' Program 1940:40); OED, W3 cuckoo different sp.; cf. Car. Sp. cucú, Fr. coucou same sp. (Bond 1960:121)] n. the burrowing owl, Speotyto ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cud
    Entry: [cf. US dial. South lose the cud: when a cow stops ruminating she is said to have lost her cud. "Not a disease but merely a symptom of ...

  • Definitions starting with C: Cuffey
    Entry:  /kófi/ Coffee /kóhfi/ [cf. US Black Cuffee black person (Major); US dial. South idem (fa­miliar or humorous) ADD; DJE, from Twi Kòfi day-name for a male born ...

  • Definitions starting with C: curly-tail
    Entry: (Gen.); curl-tail (Andros, Berry); curry-tail (Exuma) n. a lizard, Leiocephalus carinatus: 1979 (Atrill 5). = CARL ...

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