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  • Definitions starting with P: pulka mazulka
    Entry: [from polka + mazurka, two lively Polish dances] n. a fast dance no longer per­formed: 1978 (Bethel 173). (Nassau, San Sal.) ...

  • Definitions starting with P: pull train
    Entry: [cf. US Black pull a train (on a woman) idem (Kochman 1972:163); DAS pull a train (of a girl) to have sexual intercourse with several ...

  • Definitions starting with P: pump
    Entry:  [from earlier public water pumps on streets) n. a water faucet; a tap: The pump [in the kitchen] leakening down to the bottom part (Nassau). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with P: punish
    Entry: [Atlantic; probably by passivization, but cf. Twi bere punish, suffer (Aboagye p.c.)) v. to suffer: He punish to do that [i.e. it caused him pain] (Nassau). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with P: puppy-foot
    Entry: [DAS puppy-dog feet idem; from simi­larity to foot-prints of a dog] n. (playing cards) the suit of clubs. (Nassau, Eleu) ...

  • Definitions starting with P: purchase
    Entry: [OED, leverage] n. sense of balance: The baby will get her purchase (Nassau). ...

  • Definitions starting with L: lickerish
    Entry: [Car. ´greedy'; OED, fond of delicious fare] adj. (of infants) inclined to taste every­thing. (Nassau) ...

  • Definitions starting with L: lickin'
    Entry:   [US dial. idem 'exceedingly (tasty)' ADD] adj. excellent; first-rate. (Nassau)     ...

  • Definitions starting with L: lie
    Entry: [ cf. Gul. lie, Sra. lay tori tale, riddle (Dillard 1977:141; cf. also DJE nine-night lie idem and Réunion Cr. Fr. zistwa:r mãte:r idem (Chauden­son ...

  • Definitions starting with L: like
    Entry: conj. [cf. Car. same like same as DJE] as (with comparisons): 1936 Now dey don' have t' sen' no monument big like dat t' de ...

  • Definitions starting with L: like peas
    Entry: [Trim idem (Winer)] phr. in abundance: He get licks like peas (Nassau). ...

  • Definitions starting with L: limber
    Entry: /limba/ v. I. [Car. idem; OED, supple, lithe] to bend over. (Black) 2. [W3 idem "usually with up"] to relax one's muscles. (Mem) —n. [cf. LIMBER Y. ...

  • Definitions starting with P: put
    Entry: [W Car.; cf. Sp. poner idem] v. absolute: to place: 1966 I doesn't put a sing if it doesn't require it (Crowley 138). (Black) ◊ Bahamian put requires no expression ...

  • Definitions starting with P: put-back
    Entry: [OED idem 1697 only] n. setback; handi­cap: Poverty is not a disgrace but it is a hell of a put-back (COB). (Nassau) ...

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