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  • Definitions starting with B: board shoes
    Entry: [Car.; cf. BOARD] n. home-made sandals with wooden soles: I hear about board shoes before-time, but l ain' never see none—only the wampers (Nassau). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with B: boar thistle
    Entry: /bow tísl(i)/ [cf. OED, a corruption of bur thistle, DAE bull thistle, both different sp.] n. a plant, Sonchus oleraceus, with yellow flowers. (Inagua, Nassau) ...

  • Definitions starting with B: boar top, bow top
    Entry: [cf. TOP palm] n. a variety of palm tree, Coccothrinax sp.: To make a broom: look for about ten leaves of bow top and tie ...

  • Definitions starting with B: boassin
    Entry: /bówsin/ (Gen.); boastin' /bówstin/ (Berry) [Atlantic; cf. Krio bosin hernia KED; Guy. son swollen testicles (Rickford 1976:8); Jam. buosan "(cf. Twi abosi sp. of yam) ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bobo: go bobo
    Entry: [cf. BOSTON] phr. to get nearly all the tricks in playing whist: We gone bobo on them—they didn't even get one book (Nassau). ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bogus
    Entry: /bówgas/ adj. [cf. US Black bogart a bully; a physically aggressive person (Claerbaut)] aggressive; outspoken. (Nassau) ...

  • Definitions starting with B: boil fish
    Entry: [boil could derive from boiled (cf. FRY FISH) or be a n. adjunct (cf. BOIL 1)] n. a Bahamian dish, consisting of whitefish steaks boiled ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cabbage
    Entry: [Car.; OED 1638 → DJE 1725 →; DAB 1879 →] n. the tender terminal bud of palm trees, eaten as a vegetable: 1835 The heart ...

  • Definitions starting with C: Cable Beach
    Entry: [terminus of the telegraph cable from Florida installed in 1904] n. an area west of Nassau. ...

  • Definitions starting with C: caca
    Entry: /káka/ n. [Pan-Creole; "Kaka or variants of it occurs in English, Dutch, Portuguese, French, Spanish, Polish, etc." (Hancock 1969:71); also Mauritian Cr. Fr. (P. Baker ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cake
    Entry: /keyk/ [cf. DIE keke idem, also KUNKA ; cf. DAS cake female genitalia (Negro); US Black "sexual double entendre of. . cake and bread" (Dillard ...

  • Definitions starting with B: booboo (2)
    Entry: [cf. Gul. bubu any insect (usually one whose sting is poisonous); cf. Fula mbubu a fly, Kongo mbu mosquito, Fon  mbutu insect (Turner 1949:191)] n. ...

  • Definitions starting with B: boogie (1)
    Entry: [Probably the convergence of two words of different origin, one meaning 'devil' and the other 'dance'. For the first, cf. OED Bogy the devil (probably ...

  • Definitions starting with B: book
    Entry: n. [cf. 1811 DVT books cards to play with; DHS the first six tricks at whist] n. (in card games) a trick: I only need ...

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