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  • Definitions starting with R: rubbige
    Entry: (Black); rubbitch (Eleu.) [cf. Gul. rubbige (Gonzales 1922:323); cf. OED rubbage rubbish obs. ...

  • Definitions starting with R: rubbish
    Entry: (San Sal.); rabbish (Eleu.) [cf. Krio rabish to rape KED; from ravish ...

  • Definitions starting with R: rudeness
    Entry: [Atlantic; cf. RUDE] n. fornication, usually in the phr. do rudeness (euphemism ...

  • Definitions starting with R: run
    Entry: [OED to flow] adj. (of a liquid consistency) runny: 1966 When that (bread) was half done, only ...

  • Definitions starting with R: runny-belly
    Entry: [Atlantic] n. diarrhea (child's word). See RUN YOUR BELLY (Eleu) ...

  • Definitions starting with S: sand perch
    Entry: (Eleu.); sand perk (Exuma) n. a fish, Diplectrum formosum 1968 ...

  • Definitions starting with S: snake bark
    Entry: [W3 different sp.] n. a tree Colubrina arborescens: 1977 (Patterson 31). = SOAP TREE cf. SMOOTH SNAKE BARK (Eleu., San Sal.) ...

  • Definitions starting with S: science
    Entry: [cf. OED scienced learned obs. → 1836; also US dial. ADD] adj. intelligent. (Black) —n. intelligence: He got science (Eleu.). ...

  • Definitions starting with T: throw
    Entry: /trow/ v. 1. [OED, to shoot, as a missile engine] to shoot (an arrow): 1966 Jack had about three arrow...he throw the first one (Crowley ...

  • Definitions starting with T: tie (up)
    Entry: [DJE pursed, tight-drawn; Trin. idem (Winer); cf. Gul. "Tie up 'e mout'...held his... speech" (Gonzales 1922:333); cf. TIE-TONGUE adj., n.] v. (of tart, astringent fruit) ...

  • Definitions starting with T: tie-y
    Entry: /tayiy/ [cf. TIE UP, TARTY] adj. 1. (of fruit) tart, astringent; causing the mouth to pucker: Sea grapes too tie-y. They tie up your mout' ...

  • Definitions starting with T: tin-tub bass
    Entry: n. a musical instrument; see the quot.: 1978 The tin tub bass consists of a wooden stick, often a broomstick, about four feet in length, ...

  • Definitions starting with T: tobacco dove
    Entry: /tabákadóv <Gen.>; bákadó <Eleu., Mayag.>/ [cf. US Black 'backer tobacco (Parsons 1917a:178); OED idem (Cent. Dict. 1889)] n. a small ground dove, Columbina passerina: 1782 ...

  • Definitions starting with T: toddy
    Entry: [OED, a beverage made from the fermented sap of various palms; also whisky etc. with hot water and sugar] n. a beverage; see the quot.: ...

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