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  • Definitions starting with E: ears, hears, years
    Entry: [Atlantic; these forms have different sources: year ear was used in standard English until the 16th century (OED) and is still current in US dial. ...

  • Definitions starting with E: earth
    Entry: /oyt/ [etym?] n. a marijuana cigarette. (Nassau) ...

  • Definitions starting with E: easy-to-get-ven
    Entry: (Gen.); easy-to-get-mad (Inagua) [cf. W Car, easy-vex idem] adj. irascible: When mama come from work she's be too easy-to-get-vex (Nassau). ...

  • Definitions starting with E: eating sore
    Entry: [cf. OED eat of slow and gradual ac-tion, as of cancerous or similar disease; 1702 "That eating canker, Grief"] n. 1. an ulcer. (Gen). 2. cance. ...

  • Definitions starting with E: eat off someone
    Entry:  [from eat + live off] v. phr. to eat at someone else's expense: She never have lunch no more—she just eat off people (Nassau). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with E: Ebo
    Entry: /íybow/ [OED Eboe a name applied in the West Indies to the negroes from Benin; cf. the lbo or Igbo people of southern Nigeria; the ...

  • Definitions starting with D: different
    Entry: [Prov. idem (Washabaugh 1980:29); from difference, construed as a pl.] n. difference: 1966 The king don't know the different of the gold from ivory (Crowley ...

  • Definitions starting with E: -ee, -y
    Entry: [Car.; cf. DJE -i "Meaningless sound-element; its use today, however (except as estab-lished in songs, proverbs, etc.), indicates old-fashioned dial. speech.", cf. Gul. Olee man ...

  • Definitions starting with E: either
    Entry: [ OED, in negative or interrogative sentences: any more than the other] conj. nor: He was not used to leaving his family, either the city ...

  • Definitions starting with E: Eleuthera bark
    Entry:  [W3 idem; not in DAE, OED; from the name of the island] n. cascarilla, the aromatic bark of a shrub, Croton eluteria or C. cascarilla, ...

  • Definitions starting with E: else
    Entry: [W Car.; cf. OED else besides, now only poet. or arch.] adv. besides (after nouns as well as indefinite pronouns): Any other thing else? (Nassau). ...

  • Definitions starting with D: dingy
    Entry: /dìnji/ [cf. US dial. dingy a negro ADD; US Black dinge idem (Eliason 1938:152); DHS dingy Christian a mulatto; anyone with some Negro blood vs. ...

  • Definitions starting with D: dirt
    Entry: [Car.; DJE "corrected" from dutty (soil, earth) n. soil; earth but no implication of filth: You need good black dirt for tomatoes (Nassau). <Gen.>     ...

  • Definitions starting with E: evaporated cream
    Entry: /(iy)vápareytad/ [from evaporated milk + CREAM condensed milk] n. unsweetened, condensed milk: 1978 (Higgs 35). You want I should give that vaporated cream to the ...

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