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  • Definitions starting with S: secure
    Entry: [0ED, protect from danger] v. to put away, store: Please secure your garbage (sign in Nassau). Pick in your clothes and secure for ironing the ...

  • Definitions starting with S: see: have nothing to see with something
    Entry:  [cf. Sp. no tiene nada que ver con eso or Port. não há nada a ver com isso, both 'It has nothing to do (lit, ...

  • Definitions starting with S: seedy
    Entry: adj. 1. [cf. SEED 3] (of hair) very short, tightly curled, and difficult to brush out: Tha's the seediest head I ever see if I ...

  • Definitions starting with S: see-me-no-more
    Entry: n. 1. the popular name of a Nassau cemetery. (Gen.) 2. a game of tag around a boat, played by swimmers (Mayag., Cat) ...

  • Definitions starting with S: self, se'f
    Entry: [Atlantic; cf. OED "the Poete selfe" obs. → 1579; cf. Réunion Cr, Fr. mèm idem (Chaudenson 1974:161)] 1. an emphasizer, corresponding to stressed pronunciation, the ...

  • Definitions starting with S: selfish
    Entry: [Gul., glum, dour (Gonzales 1922:325); cf. OED, concerned with one's own advantage to the exclusion of regard for others] adj. 1. introverted; keeping to oneself: ...

  • Definitions starting with S: send for Fealy
    Entry: [cf. Fealy Demeritte, a Nassau undertaker] phr. used when someone faints or becomes ill (humorous). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with S: sensamean
    Entry: [cf. BDNE II sinsemilla a highly cultivated strain of seedless marijuana, from Mexican Sp., lit. without seed; from /sinseiníya/ by apocope and nasalization] n. a ...

  • Definitions starting with T: traveling: he traveling
    Entry: [cf. Gul. "In my night trabbelin [dreaming] I see all kind of debbil an' boo-hag an' boo-daddy" (Writers' Program 1940: 94); cf. OED travel travail, ...

  • Definitions starting with T: treatment
    Entry: [OED, entertainment, feasting obs. except dial.] n. good treatment; kindness: They kill you with treatment (Nassau). <Gen.> ...

  • Definitions starting with T: trifle
    Entry: [OED, to jest in order to cheat, mock or amuse obs.→1602; cf. Brit. dial. Mid trifling troublesome EDD; US dial. South trifling mean, worthless WEA] ...

  • Definitions starting with T: trinkets
    Entry: [W Car.; cf. Krio trinket bɔks jewelry box KED; cf. OED trinket idem and W3 a small ornament, a thing of little value] n. sing, ...

  • Definitions starting with T: trip down
    Entry: [cf. trip up] v. phr. (in wrestling) to trip someone and throw him to the ground: My brother friend trip him down yesterday and he ...

  • Definitions starting with T: trouble
    Entry: adj. [W Car.; "a trouble time" DM] difficult.  -n. have trouble on your head [Car.] - phr. to have serious problems: Gal, look like you ...

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