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  • Definitions starting with O: one time ago
    Entry:  adv. phr. 1. a while ago: One time ago she didn't used to speak to people (Nassau). (Black) 2. a long time ago; back in ...

  • Definitions starting with O: other
    Entry: /óda/ [cf. NEXTother, plus hypercorrection; cf. Haitian lót idem HCEFD] adj. (in a series) next: One is gumelemi bark, the other one is five-finger, the ...

  • Definitions starting with O: otherwise
    Entry:  [cf. OED no other wise 1597 (standard US usage does not permit no, any, etc. before otherwise); cf. also "Otherwise than that, as the Bermudians ...

  • Definitions starting with O: oughta coulda
    Entry:  [from ought to + could have) v, phr. ought to have been able (permitted sequence). (Eleu.) ...

  • Definitions starting with Y: yellow-wing jack
    Entry: (Black); yellow-fin jack (Eleu.) n. a fish, probably Caranx hippos. ...

  • Definitions starting with P: pantry
    Entry:  [OED, a room in which provisions are kept n. 1. dining room. (Black) 2. kitchen. (Eleu., Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with P: papa, pappy; poppa, poppy
    Entry:  [OED papa term of address for father; US dial. idem ADD] n. 1. a term of address to one's grandfather: 1966 (Otterbein 125). We say ...

  • Definitions starting with U: uncle
    Entry: /ongka/ [OED idem "local and US"; DAE uncle, unkey applied to Negroes, esp. an elderly slave or servant] n. 1. an affectionate and respectful title ...

  • Definitions starting with U: undercoat
    Entry: [OED idem -1759, then dial.; also US dial. W3] n. petticoat: My grandmother wear two undercoat when it cold (Eleu.). ...

  • Definitions starting with U: up
    Entry:  prep. [Car. (Roy 1977:69); cf. Prov. up to the continent (down)to South A mericalWashabaugh 1980:48); cf. also Brit. dial. Mid up there in the south EDD, ...

  • Definitions starting with U: uplifted
    Entry: (cf. OED uplift to elevate in rank, now rare) adj. haughty: She feeling uplifted. (Eleu.) ...

  • Definitions starting with R: race off
    Entry: [cf. E Car., Gul. race to chase away (Roy 1977:70); by transitivization] v. to drive (an animal) away: That goat eatin' out the peas, so ...

  • Definitions starting with R: rain catch 'em
    Entry:  [cf. CATCH 8] phr. said of dancers who end up in the wrong position when a square dance is over: 1978 (Bethel 175). (Eleu., San ...

  • Definitions starting with P: pass (2)
    Entry:  n. [cf. pass to evacuate (the bowels) W3] bowel movement: 1980 The baby's constipated —she ain' had a pass for two days (Carey 15). (Eleu.) ...

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