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  • Definitions starting with E: Empire flowers
    Entry: [from their blooming around Empire Day, May 23rd] n. the blossoms of the poinciana tree, Poinciana regia. = MAY-FLOWER TREE, SHAKER TREE, TOURIST TREE (Eleu.) ...

  • Definitions starting with E: en
    Entry: See AIN'T (2). ...

  • Definitions starting with D: dingy
    Entry: /dìnji/ [cf. US dial. dingy a negro ADD; US Black dinge idem (Eliason 1938:152); DHS dingy Christian a mulatto; anyone with some Negro blood vs. ...

  • Definitions starting with D: dirt
    Entry: [Car.; DJE "corrected" from dutty (soil, earth) n. soil; earth but no implication of filth: You need good black dirt for tomatoes (Nassau). <Gen.>     ...

  • Definitions starting with E: English thrasher
    Entry: n. the northern mocking bird, Mimus polyglottos: 1960 (Bond 166). = BROWN THRASHER (San Sal.) ...

  • Definitions starting with E: enough
    Entry: See NUFF ...

  • Definitions starting with E: Essequibo lily
    Entry: [after the Essequibo River, Guyana] n. a plant, Crinum sp.: 1889 (Gardner 356). cf. SPIDER LILY (Inagua) ...

  • Definitions starting with E: evaporated cream
    Entry: /(iy)vápareytad/ [from evaporated milk + CREAM condensed milk] n. unsweetened, condensed milk: 1978 (Higgs 35). You want I should give that vaporated cream to the ...

  • Definitions starting with D: dirty
    Entry: /dóti, dóyti/ [Atlantic; DJE "dutty...fr. Twi dçtè soil, earth, clay mud; infl. by Engl. dirt, dirty"; it is unclear if last refers also to the ...

  • Definitions starting with D: discouraging
    Entry: [W Car] adj. discouraged. I was very discouraging when I did not pass the BJC [Bah. Junior Certificate exam] (COB). <San Sal., Mayag.> ...

  • Definitions starting with E: eye catch fire for something
    Entry: [Car.; cf. it caught my eye and CATCH 10 to set on fire] phr. to get a sudden craving for something seen for the first ...

  • Definitions starting with D: dive conch
    Entry: [cf. DIVE (UP), from the downward nodding of the head; cf. LA Fr. plongè Iambi (lit. dive conch) somnoler en oscillant de la ttte (Germain ...

  • Definitions starting with D: do
    Entry: v. 1. [Atlantic, DAS idem] to harm: That bug won't do you nothing (Nassau). (Black) 2. [Car.] to harm by witchcraft: Somebody do me so ...

  • Definitions starting with D: doadus
    Entry: /dówdas/ ; doady /dówdi/ [etym. uncertain but cf. 1811 DVT diddleys a woman's breasts] n. sing. breast (a family word): My right doadus (Exuma). cf. ...

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