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  • Definitions starting with F: full
    Entry: adj. 1. [Car.] (of fruit) fully grown but not yet beginning to ripen: 1976 [Sapodillas] were picked when full and "put up to ripe" (Eneas 14). You ...

  • Definitions starting with F: funky
    Entry: adj. 1. [US Black idem (J. Hassan p.c.); cf. OED funk a strong smell or stink obs. -4-1725; US dial, funky idem: "[A negress's] strong smell, black ...

  • Definitions starting with F: furnitures
    Entry: [Trin. idem (Winer)] count noun, pl, pieces of furniture: Our dining room need new furnitures (Nassau). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: call
    Entry: v. to say or speak, as in the idioms: call sign [W3 letters identifying a radio transmit­ter; perhaps from naval usage to signal an accident] phr. ...

  • Definitions starting with C: camally
    Entry:  /kamáli/ (Black); camoley /kamówli/ (San Sal.) [etym?] n. usually carnally bump: a swelling on the head caused by a blow: He gone fall down yesterday and get ...

  • Definitions starting with C: can
    Entry: [origin popularly thought to lie in the earlier use of tin cans as drinking cups by the poor, but cf. Scots can cup CSD "also Australian; probably ...

  • Definitions starting with C: can't
    Entry: /kyan(g)/ [Atlantic; cf. DIE can used for Std. E. do or will, esp. in negative; also Liberian (d'Azevedo 8)] negator, often equivalent to standard Eng. ...

  • Definitions starting with C: caper tree
    Entry: [OED, W3 C. spinosa] n. a pod-bearing shrub, Capparis flexuosa: 1835 A bottle of Capers, produced and pickled in Nassau (Journal 40); 1977 (Patterson 33). ...

  • Definitions starting with C: capoonkle, kerpunkle
    Entry: /kapú(w)ngkal/, catoonkle /katú(w)ngkal/ [etym?] adj. usually capoonkle up, etc. 1. confused : Why everything so capoonkle up? (Nassau). (Black) 2. under the influence of alcohol ...

  • Definitions starting with C: careful
    Entry: [OED, full of care arch. → 1814; Scots idem CSD] adj. care-ridden; anxious; wary: She so careful with all them little children since her mama die ...

  • Definitions starting with C: car-garage
    Entry: n. automobile repair shop: The car-garage on Mackey Street is fixing his car muffler (Nassau). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: carry
    Entry: /kyári, k(y)éri/ v. 1. [Atlantic; OED to conduct, escort, lead arch.; Brit. dial. North, Irel. EDD; US dial. South idem DAB] to accompany; lead: 1832 Carrying horses to ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cascate
    Entry: /kaskéyt/ [cf. OED cascade to vomit, vulgar ?obs.; also dial. in Brit. EDD, US ADD] v. to vomit: 1963 "Dis mawnin', Doctuh, I cascade and cascade". . . ...

  • Definitions starting with C: case: get (or jump) on someone's case
    Entry: [US Black idem, to verbally harass or chastise (Claerbaut 1972); the allusion seems to be to a police detective's or welfare worker's case and is probably of US ...

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