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  • Definitions starting with B: black thrasher
    Entry: [cf. THRASHER] n, a bird, the pearly-eyed thrasher (Margarops fuscatus): 1960 (Bond 169). (Exuma, San Sal.) = JACK BIRD, PAWPAW BIRD ...

  • Definitions starting with B: black torch(wood)
    Entry:  n. a tree, Erithalis fruticosa: 1905 (Shattuck 237). = BLACK STICK 2 (Gen.) ...

  • Definitions starting with B: blackwood
    Entry: [US different sp. W3; from the color of its leaves rather than wood] n. 1. a tree, Avicennia germinans: 1869 (Bacot 89). = BLACK MANGROVE ...

  • Definitions starting with B: blind-eye bush
    Entry: [cf. DJE blind-eye different sp., "resin is liable to irritate the eyes of axemen"] n. a shrub, Helicteres jamaicensis: 1920 (Britton 276). = COW BUSH ...

  • Definitions starting with B: blonks
    Entry: See BELONG. ...

  • Definitions starting with B: Bloochel
    Entry: /blúwchal/ [from blue shell?] n. the name of a folktale character. (Cat) ...

  • Definitions starting with B: blood
    Entry: [OED, a hot spark, a man of fire ... rake, roisterer obs. early 19th century] n. a daredevil: 1936 Dat time we shoot right tru' ...

  • Definitions starting with B: blood berry
    Entry: [W3, DJE different sp.] n. a tree, Guapira obtusa, with juicy red berries: 1977 (Patterson 86). = BEEFWOOD (Andros, Exuma) ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bloomers
    Entry: [W3 "after Mrs. Amelia Bloomer (died 1894) Am. pioneer in social reform who advocated such clothing ... a costume for women introduced about 1850 . ...

  • 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: blow-conch
    Entry: /blów kohngk/ n. a conch shell with a small hole in the tip, used as a horn for signaling. = CONCH SHELL (Gen.) ...

  • Definitions starting with B: blue
    Entry: n. 1. [Car.; Brit. usage] laundry bluing: 1918 He take a white sheet an a tub o' water. . . an' put blue in de ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bluebirds through my window
    Entry: [from first line of a song] n. a children's RING-PLAY with variations: a. played like "London Bridge" but sung to a different tune (San Sal.), ...

  • Definitions starting with B: blue catnip, blue capnit
    Entry: n. a fragrant herb, Nepeta coerulea, related to catnip (N. cataria): 1889 (Gardner 398). = CAT MINT, JERUSALEM CATNIT (Mayag., Inagua) ...

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