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  • Definitions starting with K: knuck, knock
    Entry: [cf. US dial. South knucks knuckles WEA; cf. OED knockle knuckle obs.→1800's] n. 1. knuckle: 1918 His two knuck bone (Parsons 104). 1966 Only a ...

  • Definitions starting with K: knucks hole
    Entry: (cf. Vir. nogle idem (Emanuel 1972: 84); cf. Brit. dial. North knuckley-hole a game played with marbles ... the loser in the game places a marble between ...

  • Definitions starting with K: kotty
    Entry: [cf. GOTTY got to; devoicing of /g/ to /k/ is supposed to be characteristic of speech on Harbour Island, a cay off Eleuthera] auxiliary v. ...

  • Definitions starting with K: kyap
    Entry: [from captain] n. term of address for the captain of a boat. (Nassau) ...

  • Definitions starting with K: kyacoon
    Entry: /kyakúwn/ [from racoon by folk etym. via rat-coon and cat-coon; cf. Krio muskyat muskrat KED] n. raccoon. (Nassau) kyag. See RAG. ...

  • Definitions starting with K: kunka
    Entry: /kúngka/ [cf. koko idem in W Car., Haitian (Taylor 1977:166), kunkú idem in Krio, Trin. (Hancock 1969:71] n. vagina. (Nassau) ...

  • Definitions starting with Y: yakee
    Entry: [cf. AKEE] n. a fruit, probably AKEE : 1966 Put on the boiler, boil a little yakee (Crowley 69). (Nassau) 39. akee, ackee, achee ...

  • Definitions starting with Y: Yankee
    Entry: [OED, applied occasionally to a ship) n. a cargo vessel from the United States: 1977 American cargo vessels, known as Yankees (AIbury 53). (Nassau) ...

  • Definitions starting with Y: yard
    Entry: [Car.; OED, a barnyard; an enclosed area with grass and trees adjoining a house (now dial. and US)] n. 1. the area around a dwelling, ...

  • Definitions starting with Y: yard boy
    Entry: [for working in the YARD] n. work clothes: They mussy dead poor, cause I see her does wear her yard clothes and all to church ...

  • Definitions starting with Y: yard toilet
    Entry: n. a outside privy: Yinna so bad off till y'all got yard toilet (Nassau). (Gen.) ...

  • Definitions starting with L: lay-back
    Entry: [cf. US slang lay to have coitus with someone DAS] adj. pregnant: 1980 (Dorsett 4). Her and Annie, all two of them lay-back the same time (Nassau). ...

  • Definitions starting with L: lay off
    Entry: [OED, to take a rest, dial. and US] v.i. 1. to lie back and relax: 1918 He laid off jus' de same as if he was dead (Parsons ...

  • Definitions starting with L: lean up
    Entry: [by analogy to lean down] v. phr. to stop leaning; to stand up. (Nassau) ...

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