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  • Definitions starting with T: too
    Entry: adv. 1. [Car.; cf. US colloq. "You don't!" "I do too!"] an intensifier: You's boozy last night, too! [not 'also'] (Eleu.). 2. [Car.] too much ...

  • Definitions starting with T: tote news
    Entry: [cf. TOTE 1 and NEWS] phr. to spread gossip. cf. TAKE NEWS <Eleu., Mayag.> ...

  • Definitions starting with T: tother
    Entry: /tóda/ [cf. tara idem in Krio (KED), Belize (Dayley), Gul. (Gonzales 1922:331); cf. US Black the tother creeters (Backus 1898:285); cf. OED tother from that ...

  • Definitions starting with S: sconcher knee
    Entry: [cf. Belize scodgineal idem (Young); cf. W3 cochineal cactus . . . widely cultivated as food for the cochineal insect, which produces red dye] n. ...

  • Definitions starting with S: scow
    Entry: (Exuma, White); scouch (Eleu., Andros) [cf. W3 scow flat-bottomed boat with square ends; OED scow a small boat made of willows covered with skins] n. a floating cage six to ...

  • Definitions starting with S: screw
    Entry: [cf. Scots screw to move like a screw CSD] v. 1. (of worms) to twist. (Eleu., Exuma) 2. (of the stomach) to rumble, said to be the ...

  • Definitions starting with S: searching light
    Entry: (Black); search light (Eleu., San Sal.) [OED search light a powerful arc lamp] n. a torch; flashlight: If you got lantern [you can] carry that. . . ...

  • Definitions starting with S: S.E.C.'s
    Entry: /es iy siyz/ [etym? but cf. Fr. sec dry, possibly from Haitian goods] n. dry goods, as blankets, clothing, furniture, sent from abroad. (Eleu., Cat.) ...

  • Definitions starting with S: seeking
    Entry: [cf. OED seek to try to find out rare] adj. 1. inquisitive: You're too seeking—you come around poking and seeking (Eleu.). (Black) 2. [also Gul. ...

  • Definitions starting with S: semconga
    Entry: (Black); samconga (White); sand conga (Eleu.) [etym?] n. a fish, probably the SAND PERCH. ...

  • Definitions starting with T: trifle
    Entry: [OED, to jest in order to cheat, mock or amuse obs.→1602; cf. Brit. dial. Mid trifling troublesome EDD; US dial. South trifling mean, worthless WEA] ...

  • Definitions starting with S: shank
    Entry: [OED, shin] v. to kick (a person) in the shins <Eleu.> ...

  • Definitions starting with S: shitting cloud
    Entry: <Eleu.>; shif(t)ing cloud <Black>; shooting cloud <Andros> [W Car shittin' cloud idem; from shitten + cloud (DJE) plus euphemism] n. a lightish patch of skin ...

  • Definitions starting with S: shock
    Entry: <Black>; shuck <Eleu., Mayag.> [OED shock to impart a physical shock] v. to cause a stabbing pain: My tooth was shocking me (Nassau). <Black> ...

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