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  • Definitions starting with B: board
    Entry: [Atlantic; cf. DJE, KED; also Gul. piece o' boa'd (Parsons 1923:13)] n. wood, as a material: In a hurricane it is best to put some ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bob
    Entry: [cf. OED, a rounded mass at the end of a rod, etc.; a knob obs. → 1659] n. a round lump, such as the large seed ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bomb
    Entry: /bohm/; boum /bum/ [cf. Haitian bobo from Fr, bonbon confection] n. a kind of coco-nut tart: Coconut bomb: 30 cents [on a menu at a ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bone
    Entry: n. the central spine of a palm frond. (Andros, Exuma) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: caboose
    Entry: [W Car.; OED, fireplace on a vessel; DARE, cookhouse on a vessel ... any small, cramped building] n. 1. a hearth for cooking on a ...

  • Definitions starting with B: booboo (2)
    Entry: [cf. Gul. bubu any insect (usually one whose sting is poisonous); cf. Fula mbubu a fly, Kongo mbu mosquito, Fon  mbutu insect (Turner 1949:191)] n. ...

  • Definitions starting with B: boodow bat
    Entry:  /búwdow bat/ [etym?; cf. BAT moth] n. a large, dark moth (sp?); its wings leave a smudge if touched. (Andros, San Sal.) ...

  • Definitions starting with B: booster
    Entry: [US promoter W3] n. 1. a powerful person behind a scheme. (Black) 2. a boy who conveys messages between lovers. (Andros, Mayag.) ...

  • Definitions starting with B: borry
    Entry: [also US dial. Gen., Black ADD] v. to borrow: We couldn't find we scrubber so we borry Con Nelly own (Andros). ...

  • Definitions starting with B: boss, bossman
    Entry: [Car.; cf. SA baas master, sir "mode of address usu. by non-whites to the master or employer ... from Dutch baas master, captain"; cf. also ...

  • Definitions starting with B: boss lady
    Entry: (Gen.); boss missus /bohs mísaz/ (Andros); Miss Boss (Nassau) [cf. BOSSMAN] n. 1. term of address to one's female employer.  2. a female employer: My boss ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bother
    Entry: [OED, to annoy (a person)] v. to tamper with (a thing): The children used to bother this door so much when they passing and I ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bottle-lamp
    Entry: (Eleu., Mayag.); bottle-light (Andros) n. a beer or soda bottle filled with kerosene, with a rag forming a wick: They's catch the crab in the ...

  • Definitions starting with D: darling plum
    Entry: /dáhlin plom/ (Gen.); dorlin or dolling plum/dóhlin plum! (Andros) [cf. OED darling apple obs. —>1586] n. a tree, Reynosia septentrionalis, having edible black fruit with ...

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