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  • Definitions starting with C: cold in the arm, eye, hand, etc.
    Entry: [Car.] n. phr. an inflammation or swelling: My hand swell up—I mussy get cold in it (Nassau). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: Collins Wall
    Entry: [originally the western boundary of the estate of Tom Collins, for whom the drink is named] n. the name of a concrete wall in Nassau ...

  • Definitions starting with C: colly
    Entry: n. 1. also pot colly [OED idem obs. exc. dial.; also Bermuda, US dial. South ADD] soot. (Gen.) 2. [cf. Jam. Rasta colly, colly-weed ganja ...

  • Definitions starting with C: come
    Entry: v. 1. [Atlantic; DJE "from become or perh. come as abbr. of come to be" but cf. OED come 24a to become (e.g. come true, ...

  • Definitions starting with C: come back
    Entry: v. phr. to have a bowel movement: My child have tight bowels; he can't come back (Nassau). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: comical
    Entry: [W. Car.; Gui. idem (Gonzales 1922:293); cf. OED dial, peculiar, difficult to deal with] adj. fussy; cantankerous: Everybody is be comical sometime (Nassau). ...

  • Definitions starting with C: commerce
    Entry: /kamóys/ [OED, the stress was originally on the second syllable] n. commerce. (Nassau) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: Conch
    Entry: Conchs are very abundant in the warm seas around the Bahamas. They are gastropods with foot-long shells resembling those of snails, and they have always been one of ...

  • Definitions starting with C: conch bubby
    Entry: [cf. CONCH + BOBBY breast, from shape; cf. DUG] n. the soft, black protrusions on the body of a conch: Boy, conch (tubby ugly—it so black and slimey ...

  • Definitions starting with C: coney(fish)
    Entry: /kówni/ (Gen.); coony /kúwni/ (Nassau, Inagua> [cf. OED cony the Nigger-fish, Epi­nephelus punctatus, of the West Indies (no date); cony-fish the Burbot; DJE cony-buck the trunk-fish] n. a fish, ...

  • Definitions starting with C: confuddle up
    Entry: [cf. Scots carfuddle to rumple CSD] phr. confused, mixed up: He all confuddle up wit' all dem numbers (Nassau). (Gen.) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: confuse
    Entry: v. to upset (the stomach): 1880 Straw­berries. . ."confused" his stomach (Ives 163). (Mayag.) confuse up [confuse + mix up] phr. to confuse: 1940 He like to cuss ...

  • Definitions starting with C: confusion
    Entry: [Car.; Gul. idem (Parsons 1923:143)] n. a quarrel: You tryin' to cause confusion? [a fight between two other people] (Nassau). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: Congo Town
    Entry: [cf. Krio Kongotong western sub­urban village of Freetown formerly inhabited by Krios of Congo origin; cf. CONGO 1] . the name of several settlements or districts: 1. ...

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