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  • Definitions starting with G: good hand
    Entry: [also Trin. (Winer); cf. Krio an gud 'hand is good' = (of person) be successful with the hands KED; cf. also Haitian gangnin bonne main avoir des ...

  • Definitions starting with G: goombay, gumbay
    Entry: /gumbéy/; gumbee /gúmbiy/; gambee [cf. Kongo ngoma, nkumbi drum DJE; Swahili ngoma idem (Perrott); Twi gumbe Ghanaian drum music (K. Aboagye p.c.); the form gambee may have been ...

  • Definitions starting with G: grains
    Entry: /greynz/ (Mayag., Inagua, White); grainse /greyns/ (Eleu., San Sal.); grange /greynj/ (Exuma) [cf. W Car, grange idem; cf. OED grain a prong of a fork obs., pl. ...

  • Definitions starting with G: granny cake
    Entry: [etym?] n. peanut brittle, a kind of toffee, (Eleu.)= PEANUT CAKE ...

  • Definitions starting with G: gravy
    Entry: [OED, the fat and juices which exude from flesh during and after the process of cooking; a dressing for meat or vegetables made from these ...

  • Definitions starting with G: greasy bush
    Entry: [WE idem (sp?)] n. a shrub (sp?) whose leaves act as a detergent: 1976 Water from the "lye barrel" mixed with water from the well ...

  • Definitions starting with G: greedy worm
    Entry:  n. 1. [OED, obs. 1585 "If the little nerve under Whelp's tongue (commonly called the greedy worm) be taken away, it keeps the same safe ...

  • Definitions starting with T: tarty
    Entry: ; tatty ; tarry [cf. Belize taatish tasting not quite right (Dayley); cf. OED tart sour and -y forming adj. (or possibly -EE), ...

  • Definitions starting with T: tassel plant
    Entry: n.  a plant, Alvaradoa amorphoides: 1889 (Gardner 371). = WILD MADEIRA <Eleu.> ...

  • Definitions starting with G: grumma
    Entry:  /grumá/ [cf. grandma] n. grandmother. (Eleu., Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with G: grumpa
    Entry: /grumpá/ [cf. grandpa] n. grandfather. (Eleu., Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with G: guava
    Entry: /gwówva, gówva, gówwa (Nassau); góhva, góhwa (Eleu.); gwóhwa (Mayag.)/ [from Sp. guayaba from Taino idem (Taylor 1977:20)] n. the guava, a fruit (Psidium guayava). ...

  • Definitions starting with G: guinea corn grits
    Entry: n. coarsely ground guinea-corn meal. = ISLAND GRITS, NATIVE GRITS, RED GRITS, YELLOW GRITS (Eleu) ...

  • Definitions starting with G: gully
    Entry: [from gull + -y (diminutive)] n. 1. the sea gull: 1936 Shark eat half an gully eat d' yes' (Dupuch 84). = LAUGHING BIRD, LAUGHY, SEA-GULF, ...

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