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  • Definitions starting with S: sang-eye
    Entry: /sangay/ [etym?, said to be Haitian] n. sexual intercourse: Catch a sang-eye (Andros). ...

  • Definitions starting with S: snake root
    Entry: [W3, DJE different sp.] n. a tree, Picrarnnia pentandra: 1835 acrid taste as the seneka or snake root (Journal 31). 1905 Snake-root or bitter wood (Shattuck 206). We ...

  • Definitions starting with S: scaff, scarf
    Entry: /ska(h)f/ [cf. Scots scarf to envelop obs. EDD] n. turtle shell. (Long, Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with T: three-stones
    Entry: [cf. Krio tri-jayaston 'three fire stone' fireplace, cooking place, eps. of a humble person. Traditionally, in cooking, chunks of wood are placed in the spaces ...

  • Definitions starting with T: throw
    Entry: /trow/ v. 1. [OED, to shoot, as a missile engine] to shoot (an arrow): 1966 Jack had about three arrow...he throw the first one (Crowley ...

  • Definitions starting with T: thunder-snake
    Entry: /tónda sneyk/ [Gul. idem (Gonzales 1922:336); OED, DAE different sp.] n. a snake, Typhlops biminiensis. <Andros, Nassau> ...

  • Definitions starting with T: tiger grouper
    Entry: [from its stripes] n. a fish, Mycteropems tigris: 1968 (Böhlke 285). = SPECKLE-EYE (HIND) <Inagua, Andros> ...

  • Definitions starting with T: till, until
    Entry: [also Gul. (Parsons 1923:12), US Black (Parsons 1917b:.224); OED idem obs.→1738] conj. so. ..that: He so biggerty till he picking on everybody (Nassau). Things was ...

  • Definitions starting with T: timmer
    Entry: <San Sal.>; timmish <Andros> [cf. OED timorous idem; Brit. dial. North timmer to be frightened EDD ] adj. timid: 1918 Some of them were timmer ...

  • Definitions starting with T: tobac
    Entry: [OED idem obs.→19th century] n. tobacco: 1966 Monkey chew tobac (Crowley 81). <Andros, Inagua> ...

  • Definitions starting with T: Topography
    Entry: The most enchantingly beautiful aspect of the Bahamas is the sea, which is never very far away. Standing on the BAY, one can look out ...

  • Definitions starting with T: torch
    Entry: n. 1. also torch light [W Car.] a lamp made from a bottle filled with kerosene, with a rag wick. = BOTTLE LAMP, FLAMPER ...

  • Definitions starting with T: trash (1)
    Entry:  n. [Car.; OED, unusable part of sugar cane after juice has been expressed] the part of a plant left over after the useful part has ...

  • Definitions starting with S: sconcher knee
    Entry: [cf. Belize scodgineal idem (Young); cf. W3 cochineal cactus . . . widely cultivated as food for the cochineal insect, which produces red dye] n. ...

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