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  • Definitions starting with T: throw
    Entry: /trow/ v. 1. [OED, to shoot, as a missile engine] to shoot (an arrow): 1966 Jack had about three arrow...he throw the first one (Crowley ...

  • Definitions starting with T: thunder-snake
    Entry: /tónda sneyk/ [Gul. idem (Gonzales 1922:336); OED, DAE different sp.] n. a snake, Typhlops biminiensis. <Andros, Nassau> ...

  • Definitions starting with T: tickning
    Entry:  [cf, OED ticking material for making bedticks (pillow or mattress covers), taken as a stem + -ing; cf. FISHNING ] n. ticking, a coarse cotton ...

  • Definitions starting with T: tider wave
    Entry: /táyda weyv/ [from reanalysis of vocalic /-I/ in tidal as -er agent suffix] n. tidal wave: We had a tider stave and was six-seven person ...

  • Definitions starting with T: tie somebody loose
    Entry: [also US dial. Mid ADD, Bermuda (Parsons 1925:264)] phr. to untie a person: I had to shout tell him tie the boy loose (Nassau). ...

  • Definitions starting with T: tie-tongue
    Entry: adj. [Car.; cf. OED tongue-tied and US dial. South tie-tongued ADD] having defective speech: He tie-tongue bad, na. You can't even tell what he saying ...

  • Definitions starting with T: till, until
    Entry: [also Gul. (Parsons 1923:12), US Black (Parsons 1917b:.224); OED idem obs.→1738] conj. so. ..that: He so biggerty till he picking on everybody (Nassau). Things was ...

  • Definitions starting with T: time as
    Entry: [DHS, by the time that (colloq.; mostly Cockney); also US dial. South ADD] conj. as soon as: 1977 (Jones 15). Time as I come back ...

  • Definitions starting with T: timey
    Entry: [from time + -y adj. suffix; cf. pricey] adj. time-consuming: That job is even more timey (Nassau). ...

  • Definitions starting with T: tin
    Entry: [from earlier tin plating] count n. a sheet of corrugated steel used for roofing: the tins on the roof (Nassau). = ZINC ...

  • Definitions starting with T: tippy
    Entry: adv. [cf. TIP 2 and Brit. dial. South tippy easily upset (e.g. a cart) EDD] unsteadily: walk tippy [lamely or drunkenly]. (Black) tired [US Black ...

  • Definitions starting with T: tissick bag
    Entry: [cf. TISSICK 1 n. a mythical sack in the lungs which causes asthma; supposedly it can be coughed up, which will relieve the symptoms. cf. ROOT, ...

  • Definitions starting with T: too
    Entry: adv. 1. [Car.; cf. US colloq. "You don't!" "I do too!"] an intensifier: You's boozy last night, too! [not 'also'] (Eleu.). 2. [Car.] too much ...

  • Definitions starting with T: top
    Entry: [cf. Cayman tops thatch palm leaves (Kohlman 1969:26); from the use in plaiting of their folded fronds growing from the top] n. 1. (also top ...

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