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  • Definitions starting with B: buffy
    Entry: [etym?; cf. TOFFY idem] n. dried coconut. (Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with D: decide your mind
    Entry: v. phr. to make a decision: So I decide my mind to sell them that (Andros). ...

  • Definitions starting with D: deep-hole grass
    Entry: n. a grass used medicinally: These grass grow in hole and we call it deep-hole grass. Give him two draught of that or three-cough gone! ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bul, bulla, buller
    Entry: /ból(a)/ [OED bully dial. brother, companion] n. term of address to an older brother or a respected male peer: 1918 Bul Rabbit . . . ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bully
    Entry: [DJE idem squirrelfish; OED dial, name for some kind of fish] n. live TURBOT used as bait in deep-sea fishing. (Andros, Exuma) ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bully rim
    Entry: n. the circular wire frame which supports the BULLY NET: You hang the bully-rim on the staff (Andros).  ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bump
    Entry: v. [W3 bump breast] to begin to develop breasts: She bumpin'. (Black) bump up phr. I. (of peanuts and potatoes) to develop tubers. (Andros) 2. ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bush: go in the bush
    Entry: (Gen.); go to bush (Andros) [cf. Cam. go bush idem CCD] v.phr. to defecate. (Gen.) ...

  • Definitions starting with E: ear-ache
    Entry: [from use in folk medicine] n. a small white crab (sp?): You catch it, broke the fins, and drip the water in your ears to ...

  • Definitions starting with E: Ebenezer jack
    Entry: [etym?] n. a black variety of jack-fish, Caranx sp., which lives in the deep ocean. (Andros, Mayag) ...

  • Definitions starting with E: Ebo
    Entry: /íybow/ [OED Eboe a name applied in the West Indies to the negroes from Benin; cf. the lbo or Igbo people of southern Nigeria; the ...

  • Definitions starting with E: eddy
    Entry: /édi/ [Car. édo; OED eddoes. . .eddy-root; DJE "cf. Fante edwó(w) yam, ndwo(w) root" also Nupe èdu wild yam sp. DNL, Igbo ede (Xanthosoma sagittifolium)1ED; ...

  • Definitions starting with E: edge of the ocean
    Entry: [cf. OCEAN deep sea] n. the drop-off dividing shallow water from the deep ocean. cf. SOUNDING (Andros, White) ...

  • Definitions starting with D: did, di
    Entry: [Car.; from did as auxiliary verb converging with African anterior marker(s) of similar form, e.g. Yoruba ti (Rowlands 1969a:169) which, like Bah. did and Haitian ...

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