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  • Definitions starting with C: churchyard rose
    Entry: n. a plant, Vinca rosea (Rabley p.c.); Churchyard rose. You go in the churchyard and that's the white one and the red one ... They ...

  • Definitions starting with C: city boy, city girl
    Entry: n. a native of Nassau. cf. ISLAND BOY (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: claps: the claps
    Entry: [cf. OED clap obs. in polite use, gonorrhoea: "Claps at Court" 1645] n. gonorrhea (considered vuglar): He get the claps from foolin' round (Nassau). (Gen.) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: clean
    Entry: v. 1. [OED, said by servants of making themselves clean] to wash oneself: [to a child at bedtime] Go clean! (San Sal.). [to a child ] Every time ...

  • Definitions starting with C: clod, clud
    Entry: (Nassau, Mayag); clog, cloud (Eleu); clot (White); clut (San Sal.), clad (Aklins) [cf. DJE klad sour milk, to congeal (from clot n., v.); cf. also Brit. dial. clag ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cloddy, cluddy
    Entry:  (Nassau, Mayag.); cloggy, cloudy (Eleu.); clotty (White); clutty (San Sal.) [cf. CLOD etc. + -Y ] adj. (of milk, cream) sour: You see that milk there how ...

  • Definitions starting with C: coal
    Entry: [Atlantic; cf. OED idem obs. →1799] n. charcoal: She say coal is the best thing to use if you cookin' outside (Nassau). (Gen.) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: coal pot
    Entry: (Black); coal stove (Elms.) [coal pot: Atlantic; cf. Sra. korpatoe, Dutch koolpot idem WST; US coal stove is a large stove] n. a pot-like iron brazier ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cock up
    Entry: [cf. Vir., to relax by throwing up one's legs on a desk or chair; cf. OED cock to stick or turn up] v. phr. 1. to raise (a ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cocky ball
    Entry: [etym?] n. golf ball. (Nassau) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cocky pilot
    Entry: [cf. W3 pilot fish] n. a sucking fish (sp?) with green and gray stripes resembling an angelfish. (Nassau) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: coconut jimmy
    Entry: n. sweetened dough spread with a coconut filling, rolled up, and baked: Jeff, mum­my say must grater the coconut for the jimmy till she come (Nassau). ...

  • Definitions starting with C: coffee-tea
    Entry: [Atlantic; cf. TEA any hot drink] n. coffee (as a beverage): My father have his can of coffee-tea every morning (Nassau). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cold
    Entry: n. [cf. Gul. coat idem (Writers' Program 1940:60); Vir, cold idem (Highfield); Belize kool 'sleep in the eye' (Dayley)] mucus running from the eyes or nose due to ...

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