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  • Definitions starting with G: glove sponge
    Entry: [OED idem 1885→; from its shape] n. a soft, inferior commercial sponge: 1836 Glove sponge ... from the western side of Andros Island (Journal 118). (Gen.) ...

  • Definitions starting with G: go (1), ga, ger, gon, guh
    Entry: /go(n)/ [cf. (to be) going (to do)] preverbal marker, indicates future action: 1978 I gun be on der park (Smith 4). I go see 'im later (Nassau). I ...

  • Definitions starting with G: goacher's wasp
    Entry: /gówchas wahs/ [etym. uncertain, but cf. Scots goucher grandfather CSD] n. a kind of wasp (sp?). (Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with G: golden eel, garden eel
    Entry: n. an eel, Nystactichthys halis: 1968 (Böhlke 94). (Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with G: gone
    Entry: v. [Car.; from gone, going, go on] 1. to be going: 1895 I might as vwell gone too (Edwards 73). Man, I gone! [said on the way to ...

  • Definitions starting with G: good hands
    Entry: [etym?] phr. an expression said on parting. (Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with G: governor cassava
    Entry: /góbna kasáva/ [cf. DJE governor cane "the name probably implies superior qual­ity"] n. a variety of cassava described as "hard-hard". (Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with G: gra-a-ade
    Entry: /greyd/ [US Black idem ESEA;cf.great!] intj. an exclamation of approval (Exuma, Andros) ◊The normal pronunciation is with a drawn-out vowel, ...

  • Definitions starting with G: grains
    Entry: /greynz/ (Mayag., Inagua, White); grainse /greyns/ (Eleu., San Sal.); grange /greynj/ (Exuma) [cf. W Car, grange idem; cf. OED grain a prong of a fork obs., pl. ...

  • Definitions starting with T: take
    Entry: /tek/ [Atlantic pronunciation from Bit. dial. North, West EDD; also US Black ADD] v. 1. to take: A ga tak' ya head fo' okra soup (Brown ...

  • Definitions starting with T: talk
    Entry: [cf. OED talk a tale, talk news obs.→1682] v. to tell (a story or joke): 1895 Talk old stories (Edwards 19). 1918 Talk dat joke ...

  • Definitions starting with G: grass sponge
    Entry: [from appearance] n. an inferior kind of sponge, Spongia cerebriformis: 1977 Least desirable were the coarse grass sponges. Only the best of these were kept ...

  • Definitions starting with G: grater, gritter
    Entry: [Atlantic; cf. Brit. dial. North grater to grate EDD, US dial. gritter idem ADD] v. to grate: Had to dig that hog-potato and grater it ...

  • Definitions starting with G: gravy
    Entry: [OED, the fat and juices which exude from flesh during and after the process of cooking; a dressing for meat or vegetables made from these ...

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