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  • Definitions starting with A: all through
    Entry: /ohl truw/ [from prep. phr., e.g. all through the night] phr. during the entire period: It was raining all through [the week] (Nassau). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with A: all two
    Entry: [Pan-Creole; cf. Port. Cr. túdu dos or tudos (lit. all two) idem, vs. Port. ambos (Meintel 1975:216); OED obs. → 1420] phr. both: 1918 So they ...

  • Definitions starting with A: along with
    Entry: [cf. ALONG OF 2 and Pan-Creole merger of prep., with and conj. and, e.g. Pap. ku, Sra. nanga (cognate of along of), and Haitian ak; ...

  • Definitions starting with A: American roach
    Entry: n. 1. (from color] an albino cockroach (not unusual) (San Sal.) 2. [from size] the small one-inch cockroach (Blattella gernzanica) as opposed to the three-inch ...

  • Definitions starting with A: ammonia
    Entry:  n. pneumonia: Take off them wet clothes fore you catch ammonia (Nassau). (Gen.) ...

  • Definitions starting with A: Anancy, Anansi, Annancy, Nansi
    Entry: /(a)nánsi/ Also Nanza, Nassy, Nasty [Pan-Creole; cf. Haitian annasi idem TDKF; cf. US Black Ann Nancy ... spin her house (Backus 1898:289); cf. Twi ananse ...

  • Definitions starting with A: and them
    Entry: /an dem/ [Car.; cf. AND THOSE] phr. and associates: They forever talking bout the gov'ment corrupt and the ministers and them doing all the damage ...

  • Definitions starting with A: and those
    Entry: /an d(h)owz/ [cf. US dial. South Mr. Smith and those Mr. Smith and the others of his family WSC; hypercorrection (by analogy of DEM PEOPLE ...

  • Definitions starting with A: Andros-descent
    Entry: [descended from Andros people, who are supposedly irascible] adj. short-tempered: She Andros-descent! (Nassau). ...

  • Definitions starting with A: another one: and you're another one
    Entry: [Car.] phr. You're an additional nuisance (used as a mild rebuke): He's make me mad, and you's another one (Nassau). ...

  • Definitions starting with A: answer back
    Entry: [Car.] v. phr. to reply (not neces-sarily impertinently): 1918 De dawg answered de man back (Parsons 166). (Nassau) ...

  • Definitions starting with A: ants
    Entry: /(h)ants/ [Atlantic; from pl. ants] n. sing. or pl. ant or ants: 1895 Hants here! (Edwards 64). This ants... them antses (Nassau). (Gen.) ...

  • Definitions starting with A: arm-hole
    Entry: /áhmowl/ [W. Car.; Brit. dial. North, Mid EDD] n. armpit: She have plenty hair in her arm-hole (Nassau).(Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with A: ashes wood
    Entry: [DJE different sp.; cf. ASHES] n. a shrub, Cassia alata?; the wood is burned, then ground into a powder applied on ringworm. = RINGWORM BUSH ...

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