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  • Definitions starting with H: hard back
    Entry: /hahd bak/, hard bark /hand bahk/ n. a tree, Thouinia discolor, whose bark is boiled into a medicinal infusion: 1977 (Patterson 101). If Tom Fletch ...

  • Definitions starting with H: hard basket
    Entry: n. a basket of woven STRAW that is stiff and free-standing. (Adelaide) ...

  • Definitions starting with D: doctor fly
    Entry: [W Car.; cf. Brit. dial. North doctor horse-fly "Children used to catch a cleg and hold it on the back of the hand until it ...

  • Definitions starting with D: doctor medicine
    Entry: [Krio idem KED] n. remedies prescribed by a licensed physician, as opposed to BUSH MEDICINE: 1978 It is an old Bahamian belief that there is ...

  • Definitions starting with D: doctor's gum
    Entry: [DJE idem; from medicinal use] n. a tree, Rhus metopium, with acrid sap: 1889 (Gardner 374). = FALSE HOG GUM ...

  • Definitions starting with D: doctor shark
    Entry: [perhaps by association with nurse] n. a variety of NUSS. ...

  • Definitions starting with D: docy
    Entry: /dówsi/ [etym] n. a woman's breast. = DOADUS, DOODER ...

  • Definitions starting with D: does
    Entry: /doz, az, z/ [Car.; this form probably derives from an African habitual marker such as Ewe a WES or Yoruba maa (Rowlands 1969a:61), becoming a ...

  • Definitions starting with D: dog
    Entry: See DUG. ...

  • Definitions starting with D: doll bush
    Entry: n. a shrub, Fagara flava: 1905 (Shattuck 256). cf. SATINWOOD ...

  • Definitions starting with D: done
    Entry: /don/ preverbal marker. [Atlantic; this form probably derives from an African completive marker such as Mandingo tun (Dalby 1972:180) converging with English done; cf. OED ...

  • Definitions starting with D: done-done
    Entry: [completive DONE + DONE v. 3] adj. overcooked: This fish taste stink. It mussy done-done (Nassau). ...

  • Definitions starting with D: done-grow
    Entry: [completive DONE + grow] adj.  short of stature; runty: He twenty-nine an' four foot nine, so errybody say he done-grow (Nassau). You done-grown bitch! (Nassau). ...

  • Definitions starting with D: donkey thistle
    Entry: n. a plant, Argemone mexicana, with oragne or yellow flowers: 1920 (Britton 145). =THISTLE ...

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