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  • Definitions starting with C: coconut trifle
    Entry: [cf. Brit. trifle an elaborate pudding] n. 1. a pudding made with grated coconut. (Exuma) 2. a sweet dough with grated coconut, baked in a loaf. ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cod-pepper
    Entry: [QED. DJE idem; from shape?] n. a variety of chili pepper, Capsicum sp.: 1782 They have. . .cod and bird pepper (Bruce, quoted by Albury 1975:80). Cod ...

  • Definitions starting with C: collection box
    Entry: [cf. US colloq. box idem] n. the female genitals. (Eleu., Exuma) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: colleesion: in colleesion
    Entry: /kalíyzhan/ [cf. OED col­lision hostile encounter] phr. in strife: They in colleesion [quarreling]. (Eleu.) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: colly
    Entry: n. 1. also pot colly [OED idem obs. exc. dial.; also Bermuda, US dial. South ADD] soot. (Gen.) 2. [cf. Jam. Rasta colly, colly-weed ganja ...

  • Definitions starting with C: commonage land, common edge land, communist land
    Entry: [cf. OED commonage land held in common] n. land without title held by a group: 1980 According to the Dev-Bank. ... commonage land refers to ...

  • Definitions starting with C: Congo drum
    Entry: n. a large drum which stands on the floor, as opposed to the bongo drum, which is held in the lap. (Eleu., Exuma, White) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: constructor
    Entry: [Belize idem (Young); influence by construction] n. the constrictor (snake). (Eleu.) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: consumpted
    Entry: [cf. Scots consumpt consumption OED] adj. tubercular; having tuberculosis: He was so consumpted till when he cough, people used to move away from him (Nassau). ...

  • Definitions starting with C: contract time
    Entry: [from work contract] n. the 1940's, when many Bahamians went to the US to pick crops as migrant laborers. (Eleu.) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cool off
    Entry: [OED, to diminish intensity of emotion] v. phr. to calm a person down: You try to cool off those two girls (after a boating accident) (Eleu.). ...

  • Definitions starting with C: coop
    Entry: /kup (not kuwp)/ (Black); cup /kop/ (Nassau, Long) [/kup/ is also found in the US where it is the preferred pronunciation in the South (Kenyon and Knott)] ...

  • Definitions starting with C: corkscrew
    Entry: [from twisted leaves] n. 1. a plant, Croton sp. (Black) 2. an airplant, Tillandsia juncea: 1972 (Durrell 73). (Eleu.) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: corn husk
    Entry: n. 1. [US dial. South idem ADD] a corn cob. (Eleu.) 2. a kind of liquor: 1966 Get him half a pint of corn husk (Crowley 121). ...

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