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  • Definitions starting with I: it is
    Entry: [Car.; also US Black and dial, in Brit., US South (Hancock p.c.)] phr. there is (are, was, were): 1895 'T was a man; 'e had ...

  • Definitions starting with Q: quarm, quorm
    Entry: /kwohm/ [probably from squirm wriggle, by simplification of initial consonant cluster] v. 1. to walk in an affected manner (as of a woman showing off ...

  • Definitions starting with Q: queen conch
    Entry: n. a small conch, Strombus gigas; it has a flat, striped "mouth": 1885 Some years ago the queen-conch (a shell with a delicate pink lining) ...

  • Definitions starting with Q: quorm
    Entry: See Quarm. 1348. quarm, quorm ...

  • Definitions starting with J: jack
    Entry: n. 1. [cf. Krio jak familiar address for any male friend KED; also US Black (Claerbaut); W3 pal, buddy ... usually used in address; cf. Brit. ...

  • Definitions starting with J: Jack bird
    Entry: [cf. OED jack name for various birds; short for jack daw) n. the pearly-eyed thrasher, Margarops fuscatus: 1960 (Bond 169). = BLACK THRASHER, PAWPAW BIRD; ...

  • Definitions starting with V: veal-of-the-sea
    Entry: (White); wheel-of-the-sea (Exuma) [from the tenderness of its meat; cf. BEEF-OF-THE-SEA loggerhead turtle, MUTTON-OF-THE-SEA hawksbill turtle; wheel from veal by /w, v/ alternation] n. the ...

  • Definitions starting with V: vegetable egg
    Entry: [OED different sp.; from its yellow, egg-shaped fruit] n. a plant, Lucuma nervosa: 1946 (Morton 25). = EGG FRUIT 2, GARDEN EGG, TI-ES (Exuma, Mayag.) ...

  • Definitions starting with V: Vendue House
    Entry: [cf. Sra. fandisi WST, SA vendusie a public auction, from Dutch vendutie; cf. also DJE, ADD vendue idem, Gul. "Wanjue Range ...Vendue Range, the old ...

  • Definitions starting with K: katakoo
    Entry: See CATACOO. ...

  • Definitions starting with K: keep a-(do)
    Entry: [cf. A1 marking progressive verb] v. phr. to keept doing (or any present participle): You gatty keep a-knock (Andros). 1. a (1) ...

  • Definitions starting with K: kimbo, kimba, kimber
    Entry: /kimba/ [cf. Car. kimbo hip "aphetic form of akimbo" DJE, but cf. OED on kenbow akimbo 1600's, and Scots kembo idem CSD] n. hip: 1929 ...

  • Definitions starting with K: King George
    Entry: [probably after various kings of England (1714-1830; 1910-52)] n. the name of a king in Bahamian folktales. (Cat) ...

  • Definitions starting with K: Kinship
    Entry: Traditionally the Bahamian family has tended to be large and close-knit, comprising a complex network of mutual obligations and resources, both social and economic. Relatives ...

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