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  • Definitions starting with I: Inagua
    Entry: /ináhgwa/ [this name is found on the 1523 Turin map (Curry 1928:26), suggesting a Lucayan origin (ibid 20); however, according to Albury (1975:197) "The Lucayans ...

  • Definitions starting with I: ink-berry
    Entry: [W3, DJE different sp.; from the ink-like juice of the fruit] n. a plant, Scaevola plumieri, or ...

  • Definitions starting with S: 's
    Entry: See IS (3) ...

  • Definitions starting with L: land guffer
    Entry:  See GUFFER. ...

  • Definitions starting with L: land-paper
    Entry: [cf. DJE birth-paper birth certificate] n. a deed; a title (to land): We don't have to take land papers; Father Allen don't sell fish too ...

  • Definitions starting with L: lart
    Entry: /laht/, lartin, /láhtin/ [cf. OED lath idem] n. stick or sticks used as a foundation for THATCH in making a roof; De house was t'atch. . ...

  • Definitions starting with L: last-last
    Entry: /lás las/ [Atlantic; by reduplication of last; cf. Mandinka lábang-labango the very end (Rowlands 1969b:158)] adj. the very last. (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with R: rank land
    Entry: [OED rank luxuriant in growth] n. land with high trees and dense vegetation. = HIG BUSH, HIGH COPPET(White) ...

  • Definitions starting with I: is (1)
    Entry: /iz, z/ copula [Car.; cf. Brit. dial. North I is, thou is, they is (Orion M2, 4), and Scots I'se I am CSD] I. equative ...

  • Definitions starting with I: is (2)
    Entry: /is/ introducer 1. [Atlantic; although lexically derived from a contraction of it is, the source of the syntactic function is Proto-Creole *da or *na; cf. ...

  • Definitions starting with I: is (3)
    Entry: /iz, z/ preverbal marker. [Car.; probably a reduced form of DOES identified with the English auxiliary is; cf. Gul. "Why you is walk sideways like ...

  • Definitions starting with I: island
    Entry: n. 1. [by abbreviation of OUT ISLAND] any Bahamian island except New Providence (con-sidered too sophisticated to be an island). = OUT ISLAND, FAMILY ISLAND, ...

  • Definitions starting with I: islandish
    Entry: [cf. ISLAND 1] adj. unsophisticated; naive ; boorish: 1940 Dey get too islandish (Dupuch 68). (Black) 1336. island ...

  • Definitions starting with I: it
    Entry: [cf. HE, HIM, he, she, it, her, they] pron. 1 . her: 1966 He take out the King daughter, and going with it (Crowley 117). ...

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