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  • Definitions starting with H: have
    Entry: v. 1. [Pan-Creole (Bickerton 1981:66); cf. Trin. it have there is (Ottley 45); cf. Brazilian Port. tinha (lit, it had) 'there was' vs. Port. havia ...

  • Definitions starting with L: land
    Entry: /lan/ [etym?] n. a large foot: You wearin' lan' [i.e. your feet are big] (Eleu.). Boy, go put shoes on them land you got there ...

  • Definitions starting with H: her
    Entry: [probably from hypercorrection of HIS her, but cf. Brit. dial. West, Scots her his EDD] poss. adj. his: 1918 under her [his] protection (Parsons 34). ...

  • Definitions starting with M: madam
    Entry: [Trin. idem (Winer p.c.); cf. Haitian madanme wife (Faine 1974:248)] n. wife: He tell his madam (Eleu.). (Black)   ...

  • Definitions starting with H: hersen
    Entry: [cf. Brit. dial. Mid hersn (Orton M77)] poss. pron. hers: The boat suppose to get hersen 'cause ...

  • Definitions starting with M: mamlit
    Entry: /mámlit/ [cf. DJE marmalet (p. 289); cf. OED marmalade with forms ending in -t until 1700's from Italian marmellata; cf. US dial. South momlet ADD] ...

  • Definitions starting with M: mango snapper
    Entry: (Andros, Eleu.); maingra snapper (Mayag.) [cf. W3 mangrove snapper idem; cf. MANGRO] n. a fish, Lutjanus griseus. = GREY SNAPPER ...

  • Definitions starting with M: manjack (1)
    Entry: (Inagua, San Sal.); main jack (Eleu.)[cf. US Black main man favorite male friend (Major) and JACK friend, perhaps influenced by Brit. every man jack everyone ...

  • Definitions starting with H: hitch-up
    Entry: [cf. HICE-UP idem] adj. (of clothing) too tight. (Eleu.) 1147. hice-up ...

  • Definitions starting with H: horse-back
    Entry: [OED, to mount (a borse) obs. →1607, but connection obscure] v. to gulp down: 1471 The drinker now gulps (or "horse-backs") the first one or ...

  • Definitions starting with H: horse-nick
    Entry: [cf. ARSENICKER ] n. a large, brownish-gray bird with long legs. (Eleu) ...

  • Definitions starting with H: horse-shit
    Entry: [from appearance] n. a species of mushroom. (Eleu.) ...

  • Definitions starting with H: hub drum
    Entry: [from hub (cap) + drum, perhaps influenced by humdrum] n. a kind of drum made from a car-wheel hubcap which is struck with a BEATER: ...

  • Definitions starting with I: ingranant
    Entry: cf. Trin. igronant annoyed (Ottley 16); cf. IGNORANCE] adj. mentally retarded: Being igranant is the first stage of being crazy (Eleu.). (Black) ...

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