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  • Definitions starting with C: currant tree
    Entry: [OED, W3, DJE different sp.] n. a shrub, Beurreria tomentosa: 1888 Currant tree ...harmless and mucilaginous and of little value as medicinal agent (Gardner 394 ). ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cut
    Entry: n. 1. [cf. a cut of meat] a piece (of something baked): 1918 I stopped to beg de rich lady fer a bit o' bread ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cut-up
    Entry: n. a salad, usually eaten as a between-meal snack: 1977 (Albury 157). (Andros, White) ...

  • Definitions starting with D: dot
    Entry: [probably from dirt] n. excrement. (Andros, San Sal.) —v. to defecate. (Andros, San Sal.) ...

  • Definitions starting with D: douse
    Entry: [Brit, slang idem (Hancock p.c.); W3, to extinguish (a candle)] v. to put out (an electric light). (Andros, White) ...

  • Definitions starting with D: down
    Entry: [E Car., Gul. down away from the source point of the prevailing wind (Roy 1977:69); US to the south, but US dial. North down "in a northerly ...

  • Definitions starting with D: drags
    Entry: [cf. DREG to drag; probably by hypercorrection (Hancock p.c.); cf. Bermuda draggy full of dregs ADD] n. dregs. = DRAINS, DRAMS, DRUGS (Eleu., Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with D: Drawing Spirit
    Entry: [said to draw one closer to God] n. the Holy Ghost: When you see the Drawing Spirit on you; he put on—you can't get away ...

  • Definitions starting with D: draws
    Entry: /drohz/ [cf. Brit. dial. North draw curling term: to make a careful throw or shot EDD; probably based on third person sing. form] v. to ...

  • Definitions starting with D: drawy
    Entry: [from draw pull + -y forming adj.] adj. (of the sea) having an undercurrent. = SUCKY (Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with D: drop
    Entry: n. [from v. drop (a line, net)] an area good for fishing: 1918 He went from drop to drop, and he could not catch any ...

  • Definitions starting with D: drunk, drunken
    Entry: [cf. DJE drunk v. idem; OED drunken v.i., to drink to excess obs.→ 1697] v.t. (of intoxicants) to make drunk: The seven-year-apple, eat too much ...

  • Definitions starting with D: dry; dry up
    Entry: [cf. OED dry barren, sterile, unfruitful obs. → 1680, probably influenced semantically by an African partial equivalent, e,g. Lamso yumeer dry, thin (Todd 1969:186)] v. ...

  • Definitions starting with D: duck-dodger
    Entry:   n, a small yellow and gray bird (sp?). (Andros)     ...

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