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  • Definitions starting with O: onions
    Entry: [cf. hernia /(h) óynya/] n. hernia. (Abaco, Inagua) ...

  • Definitions starting with O: over back
    Entry:  n. 1. area from the harbour toward the ocean: 1977 (Albury 157). (White) 2. a plot of land used for farming. (Abaco) 3. an area ...

  • Definitions starting with U: up
    Entry:  prep. [Car. (Roy 1977:69); cf. Prov. up to the continent (down)to South A mericalWashabaugh 1980:48); cf. also Brit. dial. Mid up there in the south EDD, ...

  • Definitions starting with U: uptown
    Entry:  [OED, in the higher or upper part of a town, or (US) the residential portion  of a town] n. 1. the part of a settlement ...

  • Definitions starting with N: Names (place names)
    Entry: The names of many Bahamian islands and settlements go back hundreds of years and serve as reminders of earlier periods of the islands' history. The ...

  • Definitions starting with N: nor'side
    Entry: [probably from north side but cf. meaning of north in NORTH SHORE and Scots nar-side from nar near CSD, from the per-spective of sailors approaching ...

  • Definitions starting with M: morgan
    Entry: [etym?] n. the great blue heron, Ardea herodias: 1972 Morgan. . Abaco only (Paterson 21). = ARSENICKER Cf. MARKET BIRD (White) ...

  • Definitions starting with P: piddy
    Entry: [cf. OED piddle to urinate; US idem urine] n. urine: I want it [the coffee] strong -- I don't want no cow piddy (Abaco). ...

  • Definitions starting with P: plane boat
    Entry: n. one of the ferry boats going from the cays to the airport on the main island, Abaco: 1977 plane boat: a ferry (Albury 157). ...

  • Definitions starting with W: Windward Islands
    Entry: [cf. the prevailing Bah. winds out of the southeast; elsewhere the term refers to the southern group of the Lesser Antilles] n. the southeastern islands of the ...

  • Definitions starting with F: Fire-Bug
    Entry: [perhaps from W3 fire bug pyromaniac, firefly, but connection unclear] n. nickname for a native of Marsh Harbour, Abaco. (White) ...

  • Definitions starting with F: fowl egg
    Entry: n. 1. [also Krio KED] a chicken egg, as opposed to that of other birds, turtles, etc.: I give the eggs—fowl eggs. And you lick it up with ...

  • Definitions starting with C: carl
    Entry: [cf. CURL(Y)-TAIL LIZARD] n. a lizard, Leiocephalus sp. (Abaco) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cocoa tea
    Entry: [Atlantic; cf. Cr. Fr. dite kako du thé cacao DJE; cf. TEA any hot drink] n. hot cocoa: I always drink my little cocoa tea before I go ...

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