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  • Definitions starting with B: black up
    Entry: adj. bruised (of an eye): Her eye look all black up (Nassau). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with B: Blackus
    Entry: /blákas/ [referring to skin color] n. an insulting name (youth slang). (Nassau) ...

  • Definitions starting with B: black wasp
    Entry: /blak was/ [W Car.] n. a black stinging insect (sp?): Black wasp, that's a big wasp have black wings—we's call it the poison wasp, too ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bladder
    Entry: [Belize idem (Dayley 1979); cf. Haitian blad idem TDKF; OED, anything inflated and hollow] n. a balloon: They were selling bladders for the children (Nassau). ...

  • Definitions starting with B: blocked out
    Entry:  phr. (of a passage way) blocked: I can't get past—the door block out (Nassau). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with B: blocks
    Entry: (Black); block (San Sal., Mayag., Inagua) [cf. US city block; Australian the block a street or quarter of a city; often a section popular as ...

  • Definitions starting with B: blossom
    Entry: n. a particular plant (sp?) with yellow flowers. (Nassau, Inagua) ...

  • Definitions starting with B: blow
    Entry: n. 1. [cf. Brit. dial. North, Scots blow breathe EDD; DHS blow a breathing space, have a blow to rest] a rest, especially in the ...

  • Definitions starting with B: blue flowers
    Entry: [cf. FLOWERS] n. a plant, Valerianoides or Stachytarpheta jamaicensis, with bright blue flowers on a long, erect spike: 1889 (Gardner 398). Shepherd needle and blue ...

  • Definitions starting with B: Blue Mountain cassava
    Entry: [cf. DJE blue-bud cassava and the Blue Mountains of Jamaica] n. two varieties of cassava: 1. bitter cassava which is poisonous: Blue Mountain cassava, da's ...

  • Definitions starting with B: blush
    Entry: [OED, to glance with the eye obs. → 1450] v. 1.(of girls) to turn the head to one side and smile coyly (no reference to skin ...

  • Definitions starting with B: boa(r), bow
    Entry: /bow/ [cf. Gul. boar coon (Rhame 1933:41); cf. OED boar male swine, transferred to obs. boar cat, boar dog, etc. for male of species] n., ...

  • Definitions starting with B: boar cat
    Entry: /bow kat/; bull cat /bu kat/ [Atlantic; cf. OED  boar cat male cat obs.→1797; also Brit., US dial. South EDD, ADD] n. a male cat: ...

  • Definitions starting with B: board
    Entry: [Atlantic; cf. DJE, KED; also Gul. piece o' boa'd (Parsons 1923:13)] n. wood, as a material: In a hurricane it is best to put some ...

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