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  • Definitions starting with C: cushy
    Entry: /kúshi/ [cf. CUSHIE 2] adj. (of girls) arro­gant, proud. (Eleu.) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cut
    Entry: n. 1. [cf. a cut of meat] a piece (of something baked): 1918 I stopped to beg de rich lady fer a bit o' bread ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cute
    Entry: adj. (of girls) haughty: She playin' cute [i.e. she is putting on airs]. (Eleu.) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cut road
    Entry: [cf. Cut a path; also Krio mek rod clear a path KED; cf. Ibo mepu uzo (lit, open way) idem (Okolo p.c.); also Yoruba la ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cut tail
    Entry: v. phr. 1. [cf. W3 cut out depart in haste; tail may refer to that of a dog in humiliated retreat, but cf. also W3 ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cut your grass
    Entry: [Trin. idera (Winer)] v. phr. to usurp someone else's prerogative: He goin' out with Jake girl-cuttin' his grass. (Eleu., Exuma) ...

  • Definitions starting with D: double clutch
    Entry: v. phr. 1. [cf. clutch mechanism for shifting gears in driving a car; DAS "double­clutcher a (truck) driver skilled enough to shift gears by double-clutching: = MOTHER ...

  • Definitions starting with D: double luck
    Entry: n. term of praise for a man who fathers a child every year: 1966 (Otterbein 57). (Eleu., Mayag.) ...

  • Definitions starting with D: down
    Entry: [E Car., Gul. down away from the source point of the prevailing wind (Roy 1977:69); US to the south, but US dial. North down "in a northerly ...

  • Definitions starting with D: drags
    Entry: [cf. DREG to drag; probably by hypercorrection (Hancock p.c.); cf. Bermuda draggy full of dregs ADD] n. dregs. = DRAINS, DRAMS, DRUGS (Eleu., Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with D: drains
    Entry: (Eleu., San Sal.); drams (Inagua, Mayag.) n. dregs. = DRAGS, DRUGS ...

  • Definitions starting with D: dress down/up
    Entry: [Car.; DJE "transf. from military use (an order to a line of drilling men to move sidewise until each has space enough)"] v. phr. to ...

  • Definitions starting with D: drink
    Entry: v. 1. [MCC, SA idem; cf. Bemba ukunwa umuti to take (lit, drink) medicine (M. Mann p.c.)] to take (medicine, pills, etc.). (Exuma, Mayag.) 2. ...

  • Definitions starting with D: drissle
    Entry: [cf. Krio drisul drizzle, light rain KED] v. to drizzle (rain): It wanna rain—it fair drisslin' (Eleu.) ...

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