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  • Definitions starting with F: file
    Entry: [perhaps from the idea of putting away, as in a file] v. to eat enthusiastically (youth slang): They goin' file down all them mangoes (Nassau). ...

  • Definitions starting with F: fillim
    Entry: /fílam/ [W Car.; US Black (Stanley 11); Brit. dial. Irel., Scots idem; also US dial. ADD] n. film; an exposure on photographic film: After taking ...

  • Definitions starting with F: finger
    Entry:  [Atlantic; OED, a finger-like projection, esp. such a part either of the fruit, foliage or root of a plant] n, a single banana or plantain, especially in a cluster or ...

  • Definitions starting with F: fingle
    Entry: /fínggal/ [Car.; "by lambdacism from finger v." DJE] v. to finger or touch: 1981 l am a girl who doesn't allow boys to fingle all ...

  • Definitions starting with F: finish
    Entry: [Car.; by passivization] v. (of a supply) to be exhausted: Sugar finish (Nassau). (Black) finish do [Liberian idem (Hancock p.c.); cf. DJE, "Banana finish sell"] ...

  • Definitions starting with F: fire-chip
    Entry: or chip [Car.] n. kindling wood: You could catch a fire with chip or with bramble (Nassau). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with F: fire-dance
    Entry: n. an African-style RING DANCE in which performers (formerly naked) leap over burning coals (Bethel 1978: 124, 127); it was a frequent but forbidden public ...

  • Definitions starting with F: fire hearth
    Entry:   /haht (Nassau); hahf (Andros, San Sal.); hoyt (Eleu., Mayag.)/ [W Car.; Gul. idem (Parsons 1923:120); OED, the pavement of brick or stone on which ...

  • Definitions starting with F: fire place
    Entry:  [by reinterpretation of place] n. a place out of doors where a fire is often built: 1959 While there, Accused went to a fire place, ...

  • Definitions starting with F: first
    Entry: /fo(y)s/ [Atlantic; cf. Brit. dial. North, West first before such a thing comes to pass: "It won't be long first" EDD; US dial. idem ADD] adv. immediately: Come ...

  • Definitions starting with F: first picker
    Entry: /fos píka/ [understood as the first to pick a fight, but this may be a hypercorrection: cf. Krio pik fos to start an argument (cf. English fuss) (Hancock p.c.)] ...

  • Definitions starting with F: fish
    Entry: [OED, except in the compound shellfish, the word is no longer commonly applied in educated use to invertebrate animals] n. fish, as well as sea creatures ...

  • Definitions starting with F: Fishing
    Entry: Bahamians have always found the sea more profitable than the land. Shallow waters suitable for small-scale FISHENING can be easily reached from all settlements; even near Nassau there ...

  • Definitions starting with F: fishy
    Entry: [cf. OHS fish the female pudend] n. penis (child's word). (Nassau, Mayag.) ...

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