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  • Definitions starting with S: she
    Entry: pron. 1. [Car.] her (object, possessive; rare except on the Out Islands, the more usual forms being HE or HIM): Time for she to get ...

  • Definitions starting with S: shell-fish
    Entry: [cf. Vir. idem trunk-fish (Seaman); OED, oysters, crabs, etc.] n. fish with bony exoskeletons, such as COWFISH, TRUNKFISH, etc. = BOX-FISH <Andros, Adelaide> ...

  • Definitions starting with S: shepherd(s) needle
    Entry:  [W3 different sp.; cf. DAE Spanish needle idem; from needle-like seeds which cling to clothing] n. 1. a plant, Bidens sp.: 1889 Bidens bipinnata (Gardner ...

  • Definitions starting with S: shingle-and-lard
    Entry: n. a style of plaiting broad light and dark strips of STRAW1  together: (Bannister display). cf. MIX PLAIT <Andros> ...

  • Definitions starting with S: shitting cloud
    Entry: <Eleu.>; shif(t)ing cloud <Black>; shooting cloud <Andros> [W Car shittin' cloud idem; from shitten + cloud (DJE) plus euphemism] n. a lightish patch of skin ...

  • Definitions starting with S: side lamp
    Entry: n. lamp on a bedside table: This side-lamp could work, but the stand broke (Andros). <Black> ...

  • Definitions starting with S: silver-top braid
    Entry: <Andros, Exuma>; silver-top plait <Crooked> [cf. DAE silver-top palm, whose fronds are used] n. a style of weaving narrow strips of STRAW together tightly: (Bannister ...

  • Definitions starting with S: sinnit
    Entry: [Car.; cf. DJE snit, sinit idem] n. the sennet fish, Sphyraena borealis, which resembles the barracuda. <Andros> ...

  • Definitions starting with S: smoothening iron, smooth iron
    Entry: [cf. OED smoothen to make smooth, now rare] n. a flatiron heated over a fire for pressing clothes. <Andros> ...

  • Definitions starting with S: soady
    Entry: /sówdi/ [etym?] n. a fish (sp?) resembling the barracuda. (Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with S: sobby
    Entry: (Eleu.); sabby (Andros, Nassau); subby (San Sal.) [cf. Brit. dial. North sob, sab to soak; US dial. South sobby sodden ADD] adj. (of rice) soggy and ...

  • Definitions starting with S: sour bush
    Entry: [W3 different sp.; from taste of the medicinal infusion made from its leaves] n. a plant, Pluchea odorata: 1905 (Shattuck 207). I boil sour bush—that bitter! (Andros). = COUGH ...

  • Definitions starting with S: sow-fish
    Entry: (Andros); sow-grunt (San Sal.); sow-mouth (Cat, Crooked) n. the small-mouth grunt, Haemulon chrysargyreum. ...

  • Definitions starting with S: Spaniard wasp
    Entry: [cf. Vir. Jack Spaniard wasp, yellowjacket (Seaman)] n. a large brown wasp (sp?). (Andros, San Sal.) ...

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