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  • Definitions starting with H: herb
    Entry: /hoyb/ [Jam. Rastafarian idem (Pollard 1980:19); also US Black (Claerbaut), drug culture DAS] n. marijuana. (Nassau) ...

  • Definitions starting with M: maggidge
    Entry: /mágij/ [W Car.; "cf. EDD maghoges maggots...lrel., derived from maggot by change of -ts (of plur. form) to -ch. and voicing of -ch to -j" ...

  • Definitions starting with M: maiden pullet
    Entry: [W Car.] n. a young hen that has not yet laid eggs. (Nassau, Inagua) ...

  • Definitions starting with M: maingrow chicken
    Entry: [cf. MANGRO, MAINGROW mangrove] n. the mangrove coot, Gallinula chloropus, a water fowl. = RED-SEAL COOT (Nassau, Mayag.) ...

  • Definitions starting with M: make
    Entry: /mek/v. [pronunciation Atlantic, US Black (Stanley 1941:4); also Brit. dial. North, West EDD] 1. [Atlantic; cf. Twi ma yε uŋkɔ (lit. make we go) let's ...

  • Definitions starting with M: make up your face
    Entry: [Car.; cf. OED make up to arrange (the features) so as to produce a particular expression, e.g. to make up one's mouth (now US); cf. ...

  • Definitions starting with M: make your break
    Entry: cf. Trin, make yuh play do what you have to do (Ottley 18)] phr. to seize an opportunity to do what one has been wanting ...

  • Definitions starting with M: make
    Entry: conj. [Pan-Creole; "ellipt. from wa mek why?" DJE; cf. Fr. Cr. ki fer (lit, what makes?) why? (Bickerton 1981:71) and Yoruba kíl'ó se (lit, what caused) why? ...

  • Definitions starting with M: man
    Entry: n. 1. [Atlantic; cf. US Black "man as term of address; cf. similar use of Mandingo cε man" (Dalby 1972.182) and Scots man, mon CSD; ...

  • Definitions starting with M: manchineedle, manchineely
    Entry: (Andros); manjaneedle (Mayag.); marchin' eel (White); machinella (Nassau); machineel [cf. Car, manjeneel etc. idem; cf. OED forms manchinello, machineel from Sp. manzanilla, diminutive of manzana ...

  • Definitions starting with M: manella
    Entry: [cf. DIE malela, manila idem "fr. Manila fibre used for rope, etc."] n. the fibre of sisal, Agave sisalana, or similar sp. used for rope, ...

  • Definitions starting with M: mangy-head
    Entry: /méynji hed/ [cf. OED mangy having the mange, from the loss of hair caused by this disease, perhaps influenced by Common Bantu *-pánjà baldness, e.g. ...

  • Definitions starting with M: maul
    Entry:  n. 1. [Gul. idern (Gonzales 1924:49); OED idem obs.; also US dial. South (Brown 1976)] a heavy wooden club or sledgehammer: 1918 Jack slyly take ...

  • Definitions starting with H: high blood
    Entry: [by shortening] n. high blood pressure: 1976 Not too many people living in Bain Town fifty years ago had a clue as to what hypertension ...

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