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  • Definitions starting with B: balloon vine
    Entry: [etym?] n. a plant, Cardiospermum halicacabum: 1910 (Northrop 166). (Eleu.) ...

  • Definitions starting with B: banny-sinkle
    Entry: (Andros); boungy-sticker or panny-sinky. (Nassau) [origin uncertain, but cf. Sar. asiíka, small crab, and folk etymology; cf. also Pap. panekrab crab (Hoyer 27) and Am. ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bant-leg
    Entry: (Andros); ban-leg (Eleu.) [cf. BANTIN] adj. bandy-legged. ...

  • Definitions starting with B: barks
    Entry: n. pl. 1. pieces of bark. (Andros, Eleu.) 2. husks of coconuts: Carvings made from coconut barks. (Nassau) ...

  • Definitions starting with B: barraco
    Entry: /bárakow/ [from the port of Baracoa, Cuba opposite Inagua?] n. a variety of pineapple having very large eyes. (Eleu.) ...

  • Definitions starting with B: barrout
    Entry: /baráwt/ [Atlantic; cf. Scots bethout without CSD with rhotacism of /t, d/] prep. without: 1970 Dey. . . gone de whole nite barrout one wink ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bastard sago palm
    Entry: /bástad séya pahm/ n. a tree, Cycas revoluta: 1889 Bastard sago palm ... common in gardens . . . Pith furnishes a kind of sago (Gardner ...

  • Definitions starting with B: baste
    Entry: /beys/ [cf. 1811 DVT to beat] v. to beat (a person): 1918 He startin' lickin' his broder ... bastin' his broder (Parsons 32). (Eleu.) ...

  • Definitions starting with B: batty
    Entry: /báti/ [Atlantic; from bottom buttocks] n. the buttocks. (Eleu., Inagua) ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bay arrangia
    Entry: /bey aréynja/ [from BAY GERINA by metathesis?] n. a vine (sp?) with small leaves. cf. BAY GERANIUM (Eleu.) ...

  • Definitions starting with B: be (1)
    Entry: [Car., US Black; from use after iterative marker DOES, later lost (Rickford 1974:96ff.)] v. 1. to be (habitually): 1929 I goes down dere, no matter ...

  • Definitions starting with B: beaver
    Entry: /biyva/; beeber /bíyba/ [Atlantic; cf. OED a hat made of beaver's fur → 1885; Scots beaver top hat CSD] n. 1. any felt hat with ...

  • Definitions starting with B: be bo ben
    Entry: /biy bow ben/ (Black); boom ba den (Andros); ee bo ben, ee bee en (Eleu.); by bow ben /bay bow ben/ (Berry) [Car.; cf. US ...

  • Definitions starting with B: belong
    Entry: (White); blonks (Black) v. 1. [cf. Krio blant idem KED, Gul. blonx belong (Gonzales 1922: 290); from Brit. dial. North, West belong with omission of ...

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