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  • Definitions starting with G: gumma
    Entry: [cf. US colloq. gimme. Scots gimma give me] v. phr. 1. give me: Gumma someting sweet (Cat). (Black) 2. give her. (Eleu.) ...

  • Definitions starting with G: gummy, gammy
    Entry: adj, 1. [cf. OED gummy sticky, soiled obs. → 17201 sticky, such as the hands, after eating candy: Don't let him touch you dress. His ...

  • Definitions starting with J: jack-in-the-box
    Entry: [from its resemblance to the toy: the larva constructs a casing of twigs about two inches long within which it lives, but it protrudes its ...

  • Definitions starting with J: jam up
    Entry: [cf. Cam. jæm-am to collide (of vehicles) CCD; cf. JAM2] v. 1. (of vehicles) to collide. (Eleu.) 2. (of people) to fight. (Eleu.) -- n. [cf. v. ...

  • Definitions starting with J: jay
    Entry: [cf. JAR1 idem] v.t. to deliberately annoy or provoke a person. (Eleu.) ...

  • Definitions starting with J: JC Mosquito
    Entry: [from James Cistern, locally abbreviated to J.C.] n. nickname for a native of James Cistern, Eleuthera. (Eleu.) ...

  • Definitions starting with J: jelly okra
    Entry: [from the mucilaginous juice] n. 1. roselle, Hibiscus sabdariffa; the calyx of its flower is eaten as a fruit: 1946 (Morton 85). 2. young, juicy okra, ...

  • Definitions starting with J: Joe tree, Joe wood, Joe bush
    Entry: [cf. W3 joebush, joewood (Jacquinia keyensis) no date; not in DAE] n. a tree used in making soap: 1835 The soap tree, or what is generally known ...

  • Definitions starting with J: jook, juck, juke
    Entry: /juk/ [Atlantic (cf. Krio, Cam. chuk idem); "cf. Fulani jukka pokè ... perhaps reinforced by Port. chocar push, thrust" DJE II; cf. also SA druk ...

  • Definitions starting with J: jumby
    Entry: /jombi/ n. 1. [Pan-Creole; cf. Haitian zõbi (whence zombie), Dutch zumbi; from kiKongo nzumbi Mbundu nzumbe, Vai nzúma, all ´ghost' (Hancock 1971: 429); cf. also ...

  • Definitions starting with T: tell
    Entry: v. 1. [Trin. idem (Winer p.c.); cf. Brit. dial. West tell to speak, say EDD] to say: He tell we should go there (Crooked). 2. ...

  • Definitions starting with T: tell-bill-willy
    Entry: <Eleu., Exuma>; tell-bull-billy <White> [from its cry; cf. TELL-TALE] n. 1. a bird, the common stilt (Himantopus himantopus): 1972 (Patterson 66). = RED SHANK, SOLDIER ...

  • Definitions starting with T: tell-tale
    Entry: <Berry>; tell-tell <Eleu.> [from its warning cry to other birds at the approach of hunters] n. 1. a bird, the common stilt (Himantopus himantopus): 1960 (Bond ...

  • Definitions starting with L: loaden
    Entry: [OED idem, obs. except dial.; US dial. idem ADD] v. to load: They loaden the boat now (Eleu.). ...

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