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  • Definitions starting with P: peanut cake
    Entry: [Trin.idem (Winer)] n. peanut brittle, a hard candy made of peanuts and melted sugar: She sell benny-cake, peanut cake, round-the-world—plenty things (Nassau). = GRANNY CAKE ...

  • Definitions starting with R: rake-and-scrape band
    Entry: [cf. RAKE 4 and DJE scraper a crude musical instrument; cf. also Bartlett 1848 rake and scrape together to collect] n. a band playing folk ...

  • Definitions starting with P: peas(e)
    Entry: n. 1. [Atlantic; OED, singular form was peas(e) until c. 1600, when new sing. pea arose (cf. Fr. pois, pease porridge, etc.); cf. Haitian pwa ...

  • Definitions starting with P: peas(e) and grits
    Entry: n. 1. a traditional dish, made of PIGEON PEAS and hominy GRITS cooked together: Most people does like the pease and rice, more'n pease and ...

  • Definitions starting with P: peasy, peasie
    Entry: [Gni. idem (Stewart p.c.); cf. PEAS a tight curl but cf. also Car. Sp. pasa pe/o de negro, de rizo pequeñio y apretado (Alvarez Na-zario ...

  • Definitions starting with P: peel, peeled
    Entry: [cf. W Car, peel to shave; see PEEL-HEAD ] adj. bald: 1918 An' he flog B'o' Boukee wi' dat (rod) until he was peeled (Parsons ...

  • Definitions starting with P: pepper
    Entry: n. [cf. US pepper, condiment made from the plant Piper nigrum W3] chili pepper, of the genus Capsicum; US pepper is always referred to as ...

  • Definitions starting with P: pepted
    Entry: (etym?] adj. in a dilemma: I know you pepted (Nassau). cf. LOCK (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with P: perfer
    Entry: [by metathesis] v. to prefer: Some students perfer to study in the library (COB). (Nassau) ...

  • Definitions starting with P: Peter ain' better than Paul
    Entry: [probably a Biblical reference to Christ's disciples] phr. You're no better than I am. (Nassau) ...

  • Definitions starting with P: pick-and-choose
    Entry: [Atlantic; OED, v. phr. to select fastidiously)] adj. 1. finnicky; hard to please: When people is pick-and-choose, they a bit funny or choicy (Nassau). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with P: pickaninny, pickin, pickny
    Entry: [Atlantic; OED, W3 pickaninny Negro child, SA piccanin idem; from Port. pequenino very little (one), from pequeno little + -ino (diminutive suffix)] n. 1. baby ...

  • Definitions starting with N: naked-skin
    Entry: [Car.; cf. OED naked destitute of clothing (implying poverty and wretchedness)] adj. naked (as from poverty). (Nassau, Inagua) ...

  • Definitions starting with P: pickcheely
    Entry: (Nassau); pickereely (Andros); pickery (San Sal.) [DJE petchary, Haitian pipirit HCEFD and Car. Sp, pitirre idem; from its call "pecheery", perhaps influenced by PICKER 2 ...

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