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  • Definitions starting with M: mangro
    Entry: /mánggrow, mánggra; méynggrow, méynggra; máynggra/ n. 1. [cf. Atlantic /mángrow/; cf. OED mangrowe mangrove 1613] the mangrove tree, Rhizophora mangle: 1978 A mangro pond (Dupuch ...

  • Definitions starting with M: mangrove coot
    Entry: [from its habitat] n. a water bird, Gallinula chloropus: 1972 (Patterson 52). = MAINGROW CHICKEN, RED-SEAL COOT (Gen.) ...

  • Definitions starting with H: hey, eh
    Entry: [cf. OED eh an interjectional interrogative particle, often inviting assent to the sentiment expressed: 1859 "You are joking, Jesse, eh?"; because Bah. questions are not ...

  • Definitions starting with H: higue, hige
    Entry: See HAG. 918. hag, higue, hige, huyg ...

  • Definitions starting with H: hike (a lift)
    Entry: [from hitch-hike, blending with get a lift] v. to hitch-hike. cf. CATCH A HIKE (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with H: him
    Entry: /him, im, î / [Atlantic; cf. HE for lack of case and gender distinctions in pronouns of many African and creole languages; note also that "the ...

  • Definitions starting with H: hisse'f
    Entry: [Car.; cf. Brit. dial. Mid, West, South hisself (Orton M80), also US dial. ADD] refl. pron. himself: 1918 He went introduce hisse'f (Parsons 31). cf. ...

  • Definitions starting with H: his-uns
    Entry: /hi'zinz/ [cf. Brit. dial. Mid him his (Orton M76); cf. also US dial. hisn his "frequently thought to be a shortening of his own" ADD] ...

  • Definitions starting with H: hitch
    Entry: [OED, to catch, as with a loop, noose, or hook] v. to become entangled: 1918 His leg hitch in the love wine [vine] (Parsons 147). ...

  • Definitions starting with H: hitch-up
    Entry: [cf. HICE-UP idem] adj. (of clothing) too tight. (Eleu.) 1147. hice-up ...

  • Definitions starting with H: hoe-cake
    Entry: [cf. US South hoecake an unsweetened cake made of corn meal; "the negroes bake theirs on the hoes that they work with" but cf. obs. ...

  • Definitions starting with H: Hog-catcher
    Entry: [from the herds of wild boar off which the inhabitants supposedly live] n. nickname for a native of Inagua. (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with H: hog palmetto
    Entry: [cf. HOG CABBAGE 1 ] n. a tree: 1731 The Hog Palmeto. . .Trees grow to the height of ten or twelve feet. . .within ...

  • Definitions starting with H: hoist
    Entry: See HICE. 1146. hice, hist, hyst, h'ist ...

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