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  • Definitions starting with M: me (1)
    Entry: /mi/ preverbal marker. [cf. W Car. mi, me(n) (Holm 1982:1:5), Jam. min, men (Bailey 1966: 140) idem; from BEEN by nasalization of the initial bilabial ...

  • Definitions starting with O: okay, O.K.
    Entry: /owkéy/ [W Car.; W3 all right: cf. sim-ilar use of ALL RIGHT] intj. a greeting said in passing or parting. (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with O: old(er) heads
    Entry: [Car.; probably from a phrase such as "Older heads are wiser"] n. the older generation in a community, generally defined as people with gray hair: ...

  • Definitions starting with P: pain-a-belly bush
    Entry:  [cf. PAIN-A-BELLY n. a plant, Aloe Vera, used to relieve intestinal discomfort. = ALOES, BELLY-ACHE PLANT,HEALING PLANT ...

  • Definitions starting with O: old maid
    Entry: [OED, West Indian name of a plant, Vinca rosea] n. a plant: 1920 Catharanthus roseus (Britton 336). 1972 Vinca rosea (Durrell 86). cf. CHURCHYARD ROSE, SAILOR ...

  • Definitions starting with O: old man
    Entry:  [OED, W3 different sp.] n. ] . a tree, Guettarda krugii: 1977 (Patterson 67). = FROGWOOD(Gen.) 2. a tree, Diospyros crassinervis. = FEATHERBED BOARWOOD (Adelaide) ...

  • Definitions starting with M: me-acky
    Entry:  /miyáki/ [cf. ME-ACK + -y forming adj.] adj. (of food) soggy, disgusting. cf. SOBBY (Cat)   ...

  • Definitions starting with O: old man('s) plum
    Entry: [cf. DEVIL('s) PLUM idem and DJE old man the Devil] n. a plant, Solanum havenense; its berry is said to be poisonous: 1905 (Shattuck ...

  • Definitions starting with O: old sour
    Entry: [cf. old aged + SOUR lime] n. fermented lime juice, used as a condiment: 1978 Bahamian old sour:  two cups lime juice, one tablespoon salt. . ...

  • Definitions starting with O: old wife
    Entry: [Atlantic; cf. Brit. dial. North ale wife different sp. EDD] n. 1. a fish: 1731 (Catesby 22). 1788 Old wife (Balistes vetula)(Schoepf 277). 2. a ...

  • Definitions starting with O: old woman
    Entry: [DJE, EDD different sp.] n. a tree, Tabebuia bahamensis: 1977 Some of the natural trees are. . .old man and old woman (Albury 25). = ...

  • Definitions starting with O: olive bark
    Entry: [W Car.; "from olive, probably alluding to the fruit, + bark. . .alluding to the use of the bark in tanning" DJE] n. the black ...

  • Definitions starting with O: olive plum
    Entry: [W3 different sp.] n. a tree, the satin-leaf starapple (Chrysophyllurn oliviforme) or its fruit: 1946 (Morton 89). = DAMSON PLUM , WILD STAR-APPLE (Eleu., Mayag.) ...

  • Definitions starting with O: on (1)
    Entry: [cf. Scots on in, about, regarding, of, for, to, at CSD; cf. also similar use of earlier general locative prep. DA] prep. 1. at, in: ...

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