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  • Definitions starting with E: ever
    Entry: adv. 1. [Gul., US dial. South idem ADD; OED ever always: now arch. or merely literary ] always: He was ever in charge of a ...

  • Definitions starting with E: except
    Entry: [Gul. idem (Gonzales 1922:292); US dial. "archaic" ADD] conj. unless: It's difficult to get there except he has transportation (Nassau). You can't go 'shore except ...

  • Definitions starting with D: dirty
    Entry: /dóti, dóyti/ [Atlantic; DJE "dutty...fr. Twi dçtè soil, earth, clay mud; infl. by Engl. dirt, dirty"; it is unclear if last refers also to the ...

  • Definitions starting with D: dismiss
    Entry: [by passivization] v. (of schools) to be dismissed. School dismiss at three o' clock (Nassau). <Black> ...

  • Definitions starting with D: dive conch
    Entry: [cf. DIVE (UP), from the downward nodding of the head; cf. LA Fr. plongè Iambi (lit. dive conch) somnoler en oscillant de la ttte (Germain ...

  • Definitions starting with D: do
    Entry: v. 1. [Atlantic, DAS idem] to harm: That bug won't do you nothing (Nassau). (Black) 2. [Car.] to harm by witchcraft: Somebody do me so ...

  • Definitions starting with D: doctor
    Entry: [W CAR.] n. an OBEAH man: The doctor live next to City Market...put bottles in his tree [as a guard] (Nassau). cf. BUSH DOCTOR ...

  • Definitions starting with H: hack
    Entry: /hak, ak/ [cf. OED hackney to convey in a hackney carriage (i.e. one for hire) obs. → 1784; cf. also OED hack to employ (a ...

  • Definitions starting with H: hacker
    Entry:  [US slang idem DAS; cf. HACK + -er (agent suffix)] n. the driver of a taxi, especially one that is not licensed: Plenty hackers does ...

  • Definitions starting with H: hag, higue, hige, huyg
    Entry: /hayg/ [Car. DJE; cf. Guy. ole higue living old woman who sheds skin at night...sucks blood of sleeping children" (Rickford 1976:54); cf. Gul. "A hag ...

  • Definitions starting with H: hail
    Entry: [cf. Belize heel to hail, visit (Dayley); also Gul. (Parsons 1923:25); cf. US Black "De deer hail to de tarpin-,'Where you at?" (Parsons 1917a:174); cf. ...

  • Definitions starting with H: hairy
    Entry: [Car.] adj. (of mangos) fibrous: Them small set of mangras does be hairy (Nassau). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with H: half-cut
    Entry: [DHS idem] adj. drunk: Some men go home half cut every day (Nassau). Cf. Half-hot (Exuma) ◊ Cut is not used alone in this sense. ...

  • Definitions starting with H: half-day
    Entry: [Car.; "So called because half the working day sill remains" DJE] n. midday; noon; We close at half day Saturdays [a shop sign in Nassau] ...

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