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  • Definitions starting with D: doctor
    Entry: [W CAR.] n. an OBEAH man: The doctor live next to City Market...put bottles in his tree [as a guard] (Nassau). cf. BUSH DOCTOR ...

  • Definitions starting with D: doctor bird
    Entry: [Car.; DJE "from the bird's dark plumage and from its habit of 'lancing' flowers with its long beak] n. the humming bird: 1960 (Bond 133). ...

  • Definitions starting with H: hacker
    Entry:  [US slang idem DAS; cf. HACK + -er (agent suffix)] n. the driver of a taxi, especially one that is not licensed: Plenty hackers does ...

  • Definitions starting with H: hagger
    Entry: /hága/ [cf. ARGIE /(h)áhgi/ argue, perhaps influenced by haggle by /I, r/ alternation] v. to argue: They always haggerin' bout that (Eleu.). 90. argie ...

  • Definitions starting with H: Hairstyles
    Entry: Outmoded attitudes are preserved in the term BAD HAIR for hair which is TIGHT, with a lot of SEEDS  and PEAS ...

  • Definitions starting with H: halawis, halavis
    Entry: See ALOES. 57. aloes, alawis, hallavis ...

  • Definitions starting with H: hand
    Entry: /han/ n. 1. [Atlantic, Tok Pisin (Todd & Miihlhausler 1977:31); cf. Sao Tome Port. Cr. mo hand and arm, cf. Port. mão hand (Ivens Ferraz ...

  • Definitions starting with H: Handicrafts
    Entry:  For many years most Bahamians had to make for themselves everything from houses and boats to household articles. While a great deal of creative energy ...

  • Definitions starting with H: handle it!
    Entry: [US Black idem (Roberts)] v. phr. to manage a situation well, such as a boy with a girl (possibly with some sexual implication). cf. ...

  • Definitions starting with H: handless
    Entry: [OED, without hands; incompetent with the hands (latter obs. except dial.)] n. 1. a game played with marbles in which the loser gets his knuckles ...

  • Definitions starting with H: handle yourself
    Entry: [cf. OED handle reflexive, to con-duct oneself obs.] v. phr. to cope with a situation; to demonstrate competence. cf. HANDLE IT (Gen.) 938. handle it! ...

  • Definitions starting with H: hangy
    Entry: [cf. Scots hangie hangman, devil CSD] n. 1. the barracuda. = BARRACUTA , BARRY , COODA (Andros) 2. a boy's ...

  • Definitions starting with H: hant
    Entry: See HAUNT . ...

  • Definitions starting with H: Harbour Island cotton
    Entry: [from the name of a cay off Eleuthera] n. a variety of cotton, Gossypium sp., with reddish-brown cotton adhering to green seeds: 1889 (Gardner 367). ...

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