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  • Definitions starting with B: bouf, boof
    Entry: /buf/ intj. 1. [W Car.; cf. Scots bouff to strike with the hand so as to cause a hollow sound CSD; US dial. biff to ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bouf, boof (2)
    Entry: /buf/ n. [cf. BOUF intj.; cf. DAS biff an unsuccessfully played note on a brass instru-ment (Negro); also US dial. South boof a scare, fright ...

  • Definitions starting with B: boungy, boongy, bungy
    Entry:  /búnggi/ [cf. W Car. bunki, bunggi idem (Holm 1978); probably from Brit. slang bung(hole) anus DHS, /bung/ in North, Mid dial.] n. buttocks (often an ...

  • Definitions starting with F: face
    Entry: as in the idiomatic phrases: put a face on somebody [cf. colloq. give somebody a black eye, etc.] to bruise a person's face; to give ...

  • Definitions starting with F: face-basin, face-bowl, face-pan
    Entry: [from use in washing the face; transferred to modern sink] n. a washbasin; a bathroom sink: Every morning we does brush our teeth at the ...

  • Definitions starting with F: fainty
    Entry: [OED idem obs. except dial.; US dial. South idem DARE] adj. faint; weak; inclined to swoon: When the sun hot I does get fainty (Nassau). ...

  • Definitions starting with F: fair, fear
    Entry: /fie/ adv. I. [OED fair moderately, not excessively obs. → 1450; US dial. idem ADD] moderately: It fear drisslin' [Le. it's about to rain] (Eleu.). 2. ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bra, bro', brush
    Entry: /bro/ [cf. B'] term of address to a male peer: Hey, bra, why you am' hail me yester-day? (Nassau). ...

  • Definitions starting with D: dead
    Entry: adv. [Atlantic; Brit. dial. idem EDD] extremely: 1966 I dead hungry (Crowley 110). Dead high.. .dead hungry (Exuma). That old woman skin dead stretchy (Nassau). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with B: braggy
    Entry: [cf. Scots idem CSD] adj. boastful: 1966 (Crowley 102).  I ain' like her—she too braggy (Nassau). (Gen.) ...

  • Definitions starting with D: dead house
    Entry: [Atlantic; Brit. dial. North idem EDD] n. 1. a morgue: After that they take the dead to the dead house (Andros). (Gen.) 2. a house ...

  • Definitions starting with D: dead-people bird
    Entry: [said to inhabit cemeteries; it is an omen of a death in the family for one to land in the yard] n. the smooth-billed ani, ...

  • Definitions starting with D: Death
    Entry: "SEND FOR FEALY!" (a Nassau undertaker) is a humorous cry when someone gets sick or faints. If the SICK is actually ON DYING, however, the ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bramble
    Entry:  [W Car.; N. Irel. dial. idem EDD] n. 1. dry twigs: They part the field off with bramble—this part will be mines and the next ...

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