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  • Definitions starting with G: grain
    Entry: [W Car.; cf. Krio fo gren nef only four knives KED; cf. OED grain the smallest possible quan­tity, US dial, grain a bit ADD; cf. also Haitian grenn ...

  • Definitions starting with T: tago
    Entry: /téygo/ [etym. uncertain, but cf. DJE teg-a-reg a roung uncouth, trouble-making person; cf. OED tag-and-rag of the rabble obs. →1675] n. a stylish, street-wise young ...

  • Definitions starting with T: taily
    Entry: /téyli/ [cf. DHS tail penis + -y forming diminutive] n. penis (child's word). <Nassau> ...

  • Definitions starting with G: grass snake
    Entry: [W3 different sp.] n. a foot-long constrictor, Alsophus vudii. = BROWN RACER (Nassau, San Sal.) ...

  • Definitions starting with G: graveyard bird
    Entry: [from the belief that its appearance foretells death] n. a black bird (Antrostomus carolinensis?).= DEAD-PEOPLE BIRD, DEATH BIRD, DEATH MESSENGER, SPIRIT BIRD (Nassau, Exuma) ...

  • Definitions starting with G: grease
    Entry: n. [W Car.] hair cream: [at a drug store] Give me a can of grease, please (Nassau). (Black) ◊ ln the Bahamas this term does ...

  • Definitions starting with G: great
    Entry: [W Car.; from great-grandparents] n. ancestors: All their great did that (Nassau). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with G: grind
    Entry:  /grayn/ [Atlantic; also US Black (Folb); 1811 DVT idem] v. (of men) to fornicate (a term considered vulgar): Wine 'em, dine 'em, and' grine 'em (Nassau). (Gen.) ...

  • Definitions starting with G: grin your teeth
    Entry: [OED idem obs. →1700] v. phr. to grin; to show one's teeth: [of a photograph] She look stink-she grinning her teeth too much (Nassau). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with G: gripe
    Entry: n. [OED, an intermittent spasmodic pain in the bowels; gripes colic pains] diarrhea: He have the gripe (Nassau). (Gen.) -v. [OED, to affect with "gripes", now chiefly in the ...

  • Definitions starting with G: grits
    Entry: [from grit soil, sand; influenced by grits 'corn­meal] n. dirt or stains on the teeth: He smoke so much till he gets grits on his ...

  • Definitions starting with G: gritsy
    Entry: [probably from gritty, influenced by GRITS] adj. (of the teeth) not clean: Before you grin up in my face, go brush them gritsy teeth (Nassau). 031ack) ...

  • Definitions starting with T: tall
    Entry: [W Car.] adj. long; high: tall heels (Nassau). <Black> ...

  • Definitions starting with T: tampy
    Entry: [Trin. idem <Winer>; DJE idem "etym. unknown"] n. marijuana. <Nassau> ...

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