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  • Definitions starting with F: five-pound word
    Entry: [cf. DJE forty-shilling word; from the fine one might receive for saying it] n. an obscene word. (Nassau, Exuma) ...

  • Definitions starting with F: flat
    Entry: [Vir. idem (Highfield p.c.); OED, to make flat.. now chiefly in technical use] v. to make flat, such as a tire: We roll on glass bottle ...

  • Definitions starting with F: flat-row
    Entry: n. a style of plaiting hair in which the braid is turned in and has a flatter appearance than the GUINEA-ROW, which is turned out. (Black) --v. to make ...

  • Definitions starting with F: flattening
    Entry: [cf, OED flatten to depress (the spirits) ohs. →1776] adj. depressing: It is flattening to think how many children neglect their parents (COB). (Nassau) ...

  • Definitions starting with F: fleshman 'eas, the fleshman
    Entry: [from Fleischmann's Yeast, a brand name] n. yeast: You make the bread rise with fleshtnan 'eat' (Nassau). Today you got the fleshman to rise the bread ...

  • Definitions starting with F: flour pap
    Entry: n. flour and water boiled and eaten as a hot cereal with sugar and milk: Old people does eat flour pap to strengthen their bones (Nassau). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with F: flowers
    Entry: [Car.] n. sing. or pl. a flower: I don't know that flowers (Andros). (Black) -v. [from the n.] to flower; bloom: The pump­kin flowersin' (Nassau). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with F: flux stomach
    Entry: [cf. OED flux excessive discharge (e.g. from bowels)] n. diarrhea with flatulence: Them chocolate give me flux stomach (Nassau). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with F: fool
    Entry: adj. [Car.; Cayman (Fuller 69), Vir. (High- field p.c.); cf. Scots fool foolish CSD, also US dial. South WEA, DAS] foolish: 1936 Sump'n fool like dat (Dupuch 32). ...

  • Definitions starting with F: fool-fool
    Entry: /fuw fuwl, fuwl fuwl/ [W. Car.; Krio idem KED; by reduplication of FOOL adj.] adj. very foolish: The gal so fool-fool till she believe the man story ...

  • Definitions starting with R: ram-goat
    Entry:  [Car.; OED obs. →41634] n. a male goat: Papa kill one ram-goat to cook for Christmas day (Nassau). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with R: ranch
    Entry: [Car.; cf. Sp. rancho hut] n. 1.a small, one-room shack. (Nassau) 2. often the ranch, a thatched hut used temporarily by fishermen: 1977 The fishermen ...

  • Definitions starting with R: rancy
    Entry: (Black); ramcy (Eleu.); ramsy /rArnzil (Exuma) [cf.-.Brit, dial. West rancy rancid EDD] adj. rancid; moldy: He mussy ain't wash he clothes where they smell so ...

  • Definitions starting with F: foot
    Entry: [Pan-Creole; cf. , Papiamentu pía (Goilo 1962: 18), Port. Cr. of Guiné pεε (Wilson 1962:40), both 'foot and ...

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