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  • Definitions starting with S: scow
    Entry: (Exuma, White); scouch (Eleu., Andros) [cf. W3 scow flat-bottomed boat with square ends; OED scow a small boat made of willows covered with skins] n. a floating cage six to ...

  • Definitions starting with S: scratch boom
    Entry: n. the gooseneck or iron hook joining the boom to the mast of a sailboat. (Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with S: scrubber
    Entry: n. a piece of wire mesh or TURBOT skin folded and held with a cloth to scrub floors: We couldn't find the scrubber so we borry Con ...

  • Definitions starting with S: scrumbs
    Entry: [W Car.; by hypercorrection of initial consonant cluster of crumbs, or OED crumble crumb dial. or obs. 1820; also US dial. North ADD] n. sing. or pl. crumb. (Black) ◊ ...

  • Definitions starting with S: sculling oars
    Entry: [cf. OARS oar] n. a single oar used at the stern of a boat, as opposed to ROW OARS. (Andros, Adelaide) ...

  • Definitions starting with S: sea gulf
    Entry: (lieu., Mayag.); sea gully (Andros) [cf. W Car, sea gulf idem (by hypercorrection of gull)] n. sea gull. = ...

  • Definitions starting with S: sea needle
    Entry: sea needle n. 1. [cf. OED sea nettle jellyfish] a small variety of jellyfish (Acalephae sp.) with a painful sting. cf. NETTLE, SEA WASP (Andros, Adelaide) 2. ...

  • Definitions starting with S: sea nit
    Entry: [etym?] n. the white-nosed pipefish, Corythoichthys albirostris. (Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with S: sea rut
    Entry: [etym?] n. marl or chalky mud on the sea floor. = WHITE MALT (Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with S: set
    Entry: n. 1. [W Car.; cf. W3, persons of a specified social type] a group (of people): 1976 These were not the only set of Yorubas ...

  • Definitions starting with T: tuffy
    Entry: [cf. OED toffee, toffy a sweetmeat made from sugar or treacle, butter, and flour boiled together (of uncertain origin; apparently originally dialectal and sometimes spelt ...

  • Definitions starting with T: turtle hole
    Entry: [cf. DJE turtle crawl] n. a pen in shallow water for keeping live turtles. <Andros, Long> ...

  • Definitions starting with T: twelve o' clock
    Entry: [from its flowers closing in the mid-day sun] n. a shrub, Strobilanthes sp., with purple-blue flowers. = ELEVEN O'CLOCK <Andros, Adelaide> ...

  • Definitions starting with S: set
    Entry: v. 1. [Car.; DHS, to fix on a victim] to apply the forces of magic; to cast a spell: 1918 Dis witchman . . set ...

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