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  • Definitions starting with T: tosevening
    Entry: /tasíyvnin/; tosmorning /tasmóhnin/ [probably from a blending of this /dis/ and to-as in tomorrow, tonight, Brit. dial. to-year this year EDD] adv. this evening, this ...

  • Definitions starting with T: trans
    Entry: [from transportation] n. a means of transportation; a ride (in a vehicle): Can't go—no trans (Nassau). <Gen.> ...

  • Definitions starting with T: Transportation
    Entry: The sea both separates and connects the various islands of the Bahamas. Individuals travel from one island to another in their own sail boats or ...

  • Definitions starting with S: scorch
    Entry: [Caymans idem (Fuller 68); OED an alter­ation of score, perhaps after scratch, obs. → 1823] v. 1. to score; to cut slashes, especially in fish before salting ...

  • Definitions starting with S: score weight
    Entry: [cf. DAS score to find a paying customer (prostitute use); to buy or obtain narcotics; weight an ounce of marijuana or heroin (drug culture)] phr. to sell drugs: I ...

  • Definitions starting with S: scornful
    Entry: [OED, contemptible obs. 1624] adj. 1. repulsive: Dat creature too scornful (Nassau). (Gen.) 2. repulsed: She too scornful to clean up the cascate [vomit] (Exuma). (Gen.) ...

  • Definitions starting with S: scrap gang or band
    Entry: [from costumes made from scraps of paper left over from making regular costumes] n. an informal group in the JUNKANOO parade: Last Junkanoo we make up our ...

  • Definitions starting with S: scratch
    Entry: [OED to write hurriedly and carelessly] v. to write (not necessarily illegibly): I can't scratch like yinna, 'cause yinna de to school now (Crooked). —n. an example of handwriting. (Nassau) ...

  • Definitions starting with S: screw the glass
    Entry: [cf. OED screw to wind spirally] phr. to roll the window (of a car) up or down: Screw the glass down fore we all get sick! (Nassau). ...

  • Definitions starting with S: scrubby, scrubby black
    Entry: [OED scrubby rough, of poor appearance] adj. (of persons) having an un­even or mottled dark complexion: She liking one scrubby-black fellow (Nassau). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with S: scrumbs
    Entry: [W Car.; by hypercorrection of initial consonant cluster of crumbs, or OED crumble crumb dial. or obs. 1820; also US dial. North ADD] n. sing. or pl. crumb. (Black) ◊ ...

  • Definitions starting with S: sea needle
    Entry: sea needle n. 1. [cf. OED sea nettle jellyfish] a small variety of jellyfish (Acalephae sp.) with a painful sting. cf. NETTLE, SEA WASP (Andros, Adelaide) 2. ...

  • Definitions starting with S: season someone's ass
    Entry:  [cf. OED season to discipline, train obs. → 1658] phr. to give someone a beating: Daddy season up he ass well and good (Nassau). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with S: sea star
    Entry: [Belize idem (Dayley); OED idem] n. a starfish. (Nassau) ...

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