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  • Definitions starting with W: Windward Islands
    Entry: [cf. the prevailing Bah. winds out of the southeast; elsewhere the term refers to the southern group of the Lesser Antilles] n. the southeastern islands of the ...

  • Definitions starting with W: with pickin
    Entry: [cf. with child and PICKIN', PICKANINNY child] phr. pregnant (old term). (Eleu.) ...

  • Definitions starting with W: wobble
    Entry: [OED to move from side to side] v. to walk with a limp. (Eleu., Exuma) ...

  • Definitions starting with W: wood-packer
    Entry: [cf. /e, a/ alternation in DREG drag, DRAGS dregs, etc.] n, the woodpecker. cf. WOODY-PECKER (Eleu., Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with W: woody pecker, woody woodpecker
    Entry: [cf. Woody Woodpecker, a cartoon character] n. woodpecker. cf. WOODPACKER (Eleu., White) ...

  • Definitions starting with W: worry
    Entry:  n. [cf. Atlantic wari idem (Hancock 1969: 54), from Twi wáre, Fante oware idem DJE, influenced by worry] a game played on a board with two ...

  • Definitions starting with W: worry
    Entry: v. [OED, to vex with reiterated demands; to cause distress of mind] 1. to bother (to do some­thing): Don't worry to close the door (Eleu.). (Gen.) 2. to ...

  • Definitions starting with W: write
    Entry: (Black) v. [cf. Trin, write fuh she idem (Winer); ] Also write the house (Eleu.) to write a letter asking for a girl's hand in marriage: ...

  • Definitions starting with F: false pear
    Entry: [as opposed to the NATURAL PEAR or avocado] n. the North American pear, Pyrus sp, = BARTLETT (Andros, Eleu.) ...

  • Definitions starting with F: fan
    Entry: n. [OED, anything spread out in the shape of a fan] a large fishing net. (Eleu.) —v. [OED idem] to winnow; to separate and drive ...

  • Definitions starting with F: fast
    Entry: /fas/ adj. [Car.; cf. DHS fast impudent; cf. also Scots fast intimate, forward CSD] presumptuous, meddlesome, quick to intrude: She too fast. She go right ...

  • Definitions starting with F: feel
    Entry: v. Also feel like 1. [cf. OED, to feel like (doing something); to feel like it.(colloq.) idem] to have an inclination (absolute): You can do ...

  • Definitions starting with F: fetch
    Entry:  [cf. OED fetch up to come to a stand; US dial. South idem (Brown 1976)] v. 1. to cut the engine (of a boat or car) and ...

  • Definitions starting with F: field bed
    Entry: [OED, a portable or folding bed chiefly for use in the field] n. a temporary, makeshift bed, as for guests. (Eleu.) ...

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