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  • Definitions starting with M: mental power
    Entry: n. willpower, strength of character: Children who feel that they should not be responsible for their aging parents suffer from a lack of mental power ...

  • Definitions starting with W: white catnip
    Entry: [from the color of its flowers] n. 1. catnip (Nepeta cataria) as opposed to BLUE CATNIP (Nepeta coerulea): 1889 (Gardner 400). cf. CATNIP (Exuma, Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with O: ocean durgon
    Entry: See OCEAN TURBOT (Black); ocean tally (Andros, Nassau); ocean durgon (Eleu.) ...

  • Definitions starting with O: ocean turbot (Black); ocean tally (Andros, Nassau); ocean durgon (Eleu.)
    Entry: [cf. DJE ocean turbot different sp.] n. a fish, Canthidermis sufflamen: 1980 (Carey 13). ...

  • Definitions starting with U: uh-uh
    Entry:  /á-a/ [Car.; cf. UH-HUH for discussion, also Haitian (Gaujean) Nupe ãã DNL, Hottentot ε-ε (Valkhoff 1972: 2Q), both 'no'] intj. no: 1966 Jack say, "Uh-uh" (Crowley ...

  • Definitions starting with Y: yellow tail snapper
    Entry: n. 1.a fish, Ocyurus chrysurus: 1968 (Böhlke 358). = YELLOW-TAIL (Eleu.) 2. [Car.] another fish, Messoprian chrysurus: The yellow-tail has two lines down the side ...

  • Definitions starting with O: old lady
    Entry: [US Black one's mistress or wife (Major); DHS one's wife or mother] n. one's girlfriend, wife or mother: Da's my old lady—she good beef (Nassau). ...

  • Definitions starting with P: painful
    Entry: painful [OED idem, 1612 only] adj. (of persons) suffering pain: 1963 I was very painful for two days (Cottman 123). He was in an accident ...

  • Definitions starting with M: me-ack
    Entry: /miyák/ [etym. uncertain, but cf. nautical yak dirt or refuse of any kind DSS, and US slang yuck exclamation of disgust BDNE II] n. 1. ...

  • Definitions starting with O: on (1)
    Entry: [cf. Scots on in, about, regarding, of, for, to, at CSD; cf. also similar use of earlier general locative prep. DA] prep. 1. at, in: ...

  • Definitions starting with O: on the hill
    Entry: [cf. crazy hill, the old Bahamas General Hospital compound for psychiatric patients on a ridge overlooking Nassau, in use until the 1950's] phr. in or ...

  • Definitions starting with O: on-dying
    Entry:  [cf. OED on formerly frequent in connexions in which a- is now usual.. on loud etc.; cf.a with be: engaged in arch. or dial. ..a-raising] ...

  • Definitions starting with M: meet
    Entry: [also Guy. (Bickerton 1981:113), Gul. (Parsons I923:xvii); OED idem obs.→1772, also Brit. dial. EDD; this may have converged with usage influenced by e.g. Yoruba bá ...

  • Definitions starting with O: one-minded
    Entry: adj. 1.[W Car.; by contrast to a phrase such as of two minds] decisive; clear-headed. (Black) 2. unanimous. (Eleu., Nassau) ...

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