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  • Definitions starting with B: book
    Entry: v. [cf. BUCK] butt: D' ram-goat book 'im in he belly (Dupuch p.c.). (Nassau) ...

  • Definitions starting with B: boots
    Entry: [Belize idem (Dayley 1979); from pl.] n. sing. and pl. boot: I meet one boots lying on the floor. cf. SHOES, SLIPPERS, SOCKS, GLOVES (Abaco, ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bore
    Entry: /bow/ [Atlantic; cf. Jam, bore to be penetrated DJE, Krio bo having a hole KED; from passivization or past participle of Eng. bore] adj. pierced; ...

  • Definitions starting with B: borer
    Entry: /bówra/ [cf. Vir. boora a disease that attacks sugar cane (Emanuel 1972:84); cf. BORE and Kogno -bola rot (Carter). adj. (of sugar cane) rotten; having ...

  • Definitions starting with B: born
    Entry:  /bohn/ [Atlantic; from past participle born] v. 1. to be born: Chillun borning (Brown 32). (Black) 2. [US dial. South idem ADD] to give birth ...

  • Definitions starting with B: boss lady
    Entry: (Gen.); boss missus /bohs mísaz/ (Andros); Miss Boss (Nassau) [cf. BOSSMAN] n. 1. term of address to one's female employer.  2. a female employer: My boss ...

  • Definitions starting with D: da(2)
    Entry: [Car.] prep. (of location or direction) to, at, in, on. (Nassau) ...

  • Definitions starting with D: daddy
    Entry: [W Car.; Gul. idem (Gonzales 1922:284)] n. a title or term of address for a respected, older man (not related): I seen Daddy Thompson walking ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bottle
    Entry: [cf. GLASS BOTTLE idem and Haitian bouay (lit. bottle) idem HCEFD] n. broken glass: Bring Julie back before 'e get cut with bottle (Nassau). (Gen.) ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bottle cover
    Entry: n. bottle cap: No use to put the bottle cover back—the coke gon spoil (Nassau). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bottle dancing
    Entry: [cf. BOTTLE broken glass] n. dancing over broken glass with bare feet (originally associated with obeah, now a nightclub act for tourists): 1978 (Bethel 128). ...

  • Definitions starting with B: Bottom: the Bottom
    Entry: [cf. US dial. South, Mid bottom low-lying, swampy land; a community in such an area, often poor DARE; US Black (Black) Bottom a run-down, disreputable ...

  • Definitions starting with D: dander
    Entry: (Eleu., White); danders (Mayag.); dandrus (Black) [cf. Krio danda dandruff (Hancock p.c.); cf. Brit. dial. North, West dander slight scurf on the skin EDD; dandro ...

  • Definitions starting with D: day: in the day
    Entry: phr. during the day; in the day-time: She does sew straw bags in the day (Nassau). (Gen.) ...

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