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  • Definitions starting with M: mos'les, mostliest
    Entry: /mówsles/ [evidently from mostliest, influenced by MOS'EN, MOST pron., and MOSTEST] pron. most; what ...most: He got the mos'les (Eleu.). The mostliest they was trading ...

  • Definitions starting with M: most
    Entry: /mows/ adv. 1. [OED idem obs.; also dial. in Brit. EDD, US ADD] almost (can occur at the end of a sentence 1918 De devil ...

  • Definitions starting with M: mouth
    Entry: /mawt/ [OED, exterior opening of the mouth; aperture for filling] n. 1, the mouth and chin: 1940 All dese marble-head, twis-face, box-mout peepul (Dupuch). cf. ...

  • Definitions starting with M: music box
    Entry: [W Car, record player; W3 idem (regional?)] n. jukebox, (Eleu.) ...

  • Definitions starting with M: mussy, mussa, must be
    Entry: /mósi/ [Car.; cf. DJE mosi, Gul. "Oonuh mus'be t'ink..." (Gonzales 1924:12); from must be or must have in speculative sense] adv, apparently; probably: 1936 He ...

  • Definitions starting with M: my-owns
    Entry: [cf. Gul. my-own idem ADD, and MINES mine] pron. mine. cf. OWN (Eleu )  ...

  • Definitions starting with L: lice plant
    Entry: [cf. OED lice-bane, obs. →1755] n. a vine (sp?) with a purplish flower. cf. LICE ROOT (Eleu.) ...

  • Definitions starting with P: pick up for somebody
    Entry: phr. to take somebody's side in an argument. (Andros, Eleu.) ...

  • Definitions starting with P: pick up your foot
    Entry: [Car.; Gul. idem (Gonzales 1924: 13); DJE "cf. Twi ma wo náŋ so, lift your feet, i.e. quicken your steps., make haste (Christaller); perh. also ...

  • Definitions starting with P: piece (2)
    Entry: n. 1. [Car.; from piece as a quantifier with mass nouns, e.g. a piece of bread (furniture, advice, etc.), possibly converging with uses in other ...

  • Definitions starting with P: pilcher
    Entry: (Eleu., Mayag.); pincher (Black) [cf. DJE pincher idem; OED pilcher pilchard obs. → 1796] n. a small fish, Harengula sp., used for bait: Pincher is ...

  • Definitions starting with P: pine
    Entry: [Car.; from Am. Sp. pina, anglicized in 1600's DJE] n. the pineapple plant, Ananas comosus, or its fruit: 1880 The pines ceased bearing (Ives 104). ...

  • Definitions starting with P: pinky
    Entry: [cf. US Black Pinkie a very attractive light-skinned colored girl (Sebastian 1934:288) and pink boy white male (Folb); OED pinky tinged with pink] adj. (of ...

  • Definitions starting with P: piss-off
    Entry: [DHS, to depart] n. an insult: He's a piss-off (Eleu.). (Black) ...

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