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  • Definitions starting with G: gabby bench
    Entry: [cf. Krio bambu bεnch idem KED; cf. W3 gabby talkative + bench] n. a bench, usually in the shade, for resting and chatting: 1977 (Albury 3). ...

  • Definitions starting with B: boy-child
    Entry: [Pan-Creole; cf. Pap. mucha homber (lit. child man) idem (Loftman 1953:29); cf. Port. Cr. fiǰu-máča (lit, child male) idem (Meintel 1975:211); probably a calque on ...

  • Definitions starting with B: boy days
    Entry: [cf. Scots laddie-days boyhood CSD] n. childhood; youth: In my boy-days. cf. GIRL DAYS (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with B: Boy Nasty
    Entry: [from B'O' ANANSI] n. a folk-tale hero: 1966 (Crowley 29). (Mayag.) ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bra, bro', brush
    Entry: /bro/ [cf. B'] term of address to a male peer: Hey, bra, why you am' hail me yester-day? (Nassau). ...

  • Definitions starting with B: braggadocious
    Entry: /brágadówshas/[cf. Guy. bragadosha showoff (Yansen 14); from BRAGGY, influenced by braggadocio + -ious forming adj.] adj. boastful. (Gen.) ...

  • Definitions starting with D: dead man
    Entry: [cf. nautical dead men rope ends hanging over the side of a boat DSS] n. 1. mucus running from the nose. (Adelaide, Rum Cay) 2. ...

  • Definitions starting with D: dead-man-strength
    Entry: [from supposed power to raise the dead, or from a form like FOUR-MAN-STRENGTH plant sp.; cf. also Brit. dial. North dead man's grief a plant ...

  • Definitions starting with D: dead-people bird
    Entry: [said to inhabit cemeteries; it is an omen of a death in the family for one to land in the yard] n. the smooth-billed ani, ...

  • Definitions starting with D: dead-people flowers
    Entry: [cf. FLOWERS flower; from use on graves] n. 1. bougainvillea. 2. oleander. 3. baby's breath. 4. a plant with purple flowers and thick leaves: Dey dead-people ...

  • Definitions starting with D: dead skin
    Entry: [from resemblance to dead human skin?] n. the white layer under the peel of citrus fruits. = DEAD MAN ...

  • Definitions starting with D: Death
    Entry: "SEND FOR FEALY!" (a Nassau undertaker) is a humorous cry when someone gets sick or faints. If the SICK is actually ON DYING, however, the ...

  • Definitions starting with D: death bird
    Entry: [see quot.] n. 1. a bird, Antrostomus carolensis: 1880 Death bird. . .My guide stated that a few months before, the bird had appeared to ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bram
    Entry: [ Atlantic; imitative] intj. bang: 1936 Dey. . . . cut off d' engines an stop full, bram! (Dupuch 14). cf. BRIGGADUM-BRAM (Gen) ...

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