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  • Definitions starting with J: jalbry prickle
    Entry: /jálbri/ [etym?] n. a plant (sp?) with small leaves and prickles. (Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with J: jamming music
    Entry: [cf. JAM 1] n. disco or reggae music. (Andros, Adelaide) ...

  • Definitions starting with J: Jerusalem catnit
    Entry: [cf. CATNIT catnip] n. a plant, Nepeta coerulea, with blue flowers and aromatic leaves used in infusions for coughs. = BLUE CATNIP, BLUE CATNIT, CAT ...

  • Definitions starting with J: jessamin
    Entry: [cf. Car. jessamy jasmine DJE; cf. OED jessamy jasmine obs. → 1733] n. a plant: Jesssamin is a tall plant like the pineapple with a ...

  • Definitions starting with J: Joe Frigby
    Entry: [etym?] n. a plant (sp?) which is tall, has pale green leaves and is used as a laxative. (Andros, Adelaide) ...

  • Definitions starting with J: Joe Seegry
    Entry: /jow síygri/ [etym?] n. a plant (sp?) made into a medicinal infusion. (Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with J: John Doctor
    Entry: [from medicinal use] n. a plant, Periscaria portoricensis: 1978 (Higgs 10). 1979 The John Doctor root is crushed and inhaled for relief in headaches and ...

  • Definitions starting with J: John Fighting
    Entry:  /john fáytin/ [etym?] n. a variety of poisonous cassava: The poison cassava like this, we call it John Fighting (Andros). ...

  • Definitions starting with J: Johnny Cutlass
    Entry: [perhaps from the shape of the poinciana pod] n. a musical rattle consisting of a dried poinciana pod or a section of a hollow bamboo ...

  • Definitions starting with J: Johnny Hill cassava
    Entry: [cf. Johnny Mott cassava, possibly understood as Johnny Mountain, whence Johnny Hill; cf. also Blue Mountain cassava] n. a variety of cassava: Johnny Hill cassava ...

  • Definitions starting with J: John Mott, John DeMott
    Entry: [cf. Scots Johnny Maut malt liquor CSD, and liquor made from cassava, e.g. MCC mishla] n. 1. a variety of black sweet cassava: That's what ...

  • Definitions starting with J: joke
    Entry: [cf. OED, a witticism] n. a tale; a folk-tale: This joke what I gon tell you, me neither you bin dis side [i.e. it happened ...

  • Definitions starting with J: jumby
    Entry: /jombi/ n. 1. [Pan-Creole; cf. Haitian zõbi (whence zombie), Dutch zumbi; from kiKongo nzumbi Mbundu nzumbe, Vai nzúma, all ´ghost' (Hancock 1971: 429); cf. also ...

  • Definitions starting with J: jumper
    Entry: [OED, an animal, esp. an insect ... char­acterized by jumping] n. a very small insect (sp?) which feeds on seaweed washed onto the shore. (Andros, ...

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