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  • Definitions starting with G: ground pin
    Entry: (White); ground-post (Andros) [OED ground-pin a main pin or beam in any structure obs. → 1762] n. wooden supports for a building: 1977 The ground-pin ...

  • Definitions starting with G: grumma
    Entry:  /grumá/ [cf. grandma] n. grandmother. (Eleu., Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with G: grumpa
    Entry: /grumpá/ [cf. grandpa] n. grandfather. (Eleu., Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with G: guana
    Entry: [Car.; aphetized form of Sp. iguana from Arawakan ioána (Taylor 1977:21)] n. the iguana, a large lizard: 1 73 1 The Guana (Lacertus indicus) (Catesby II 64). ...

  • Definitions starting with G: guffer, land guffer
    Entry: /gófa/, [cf. W3 gopher from earlier megopher (of unknown origin) a land tortoise] n. a small turtle, Chrysemys felis, found in freshwater ponds. = PETER ...

  • Definitions starting with G: guinea grass
    Entry: [Car.; "introduced from Africa or ´Guinea" DJE] n. a tall, cutting grass (Parricum maximum) used for fodder: 1832 (Farquharson v). Goat-food—that's jumbey, guinea grass, five-finger, rubber vine ...

  • Definitions starting with G: gumma bush
    Entry: [etym?] n. a shrub (sp?) up to three feet in height with broad green leaves. (Andros, San Sal.) ...

  • Definitions starting with G: gummy, gammy
    Entry: adj, 1. [cf. OED gummy sticky, soiled obs. → 17201 sticky, such as the hands, after eating candy: Don't let him touch you dress. His ...

  • Definitions starting with G: gunwood
    Entry: (Inagua); goal-wood (Andros) [etym?] n. a tree, Tabebuia bahamensis: 1920 (Britton 396). ...

  • Definitions starting with G: gutless
    Entry: (Black); gutlish (Andros); gutlin' (Exuma) [cf. Vir. glus ravenous (Roy 1974), Gul. gútlin greedy (Hancock 1969: 45); cf. OED gutling glutton obs. except dial.; Scots ...

  • Definitions starting with J: jack dawl
    Entry: [cf. OED jack daw small crow sp.; perhaps influenced by doll] n. a black bird, probably the smooth-billed ani, Crotophaga ani, cf. CROW (Andros, Exuma) ...

  • Definitions starting with J: jackmada
    Entry: /jakmadá/ [cf. DJE jack-in-the-bush /jákana bush/ E. odoratum] n. a shrub, Eupatorium viollosum, used medicinally: 1920 (Britton 438). 1978 Jackmada ... considered a sure cure ...

  • Definitions starting with J: jack-o'-lantern
    Entry: (Black); jack-ma-lantern (Andros) [cf. Montserrat jak lánchan (I. Wells), Trin. jackalantan (Ottley 45), US Black Jack o ma lantern (Smiley 1919: 363), all similar; cf. ...

  • Definitions starting with J: jack up
    Entry: v. phr. 1. [cf. Brit. slang idem DES, Scots jeck to neglect a piece of work CSDI to ruin (a piece of work): [student asking about ...

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