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  • Definitions starting with U: up
    Entry:  prep. [Car. (Roy 1977:69); cf. Prov. up to the continent (down)to South A mericalWashabaugh 1980:48); cf. also Brit. dial. Mid up there in the south EDD, ...

  • Definitions starting with Y: Yumey
    Entry: [from Lucayan; Y in 16th century Sp. may have represented a sound more like /zh/, and x was formerly used for /sh/; cf. spellings Xuma, ...

  • Definitions starting with P: parrot wood
    Entry:  [DJE idem (sp?)] n. a tree, Buxus bahamensis, with mottled bark and yellow fruit: 1977 (Patterson 81). = CRISPY WOOD(Inagua) ...

  • Definitions starting with R: rain catch 'em
    Entry:  [cf. CATCH 8] phr. said of dancers who end up in the wrong position when a square dance is over: 1978 (Bethel 175). (Eleu., San ...

  • Definitions starting with R: rain comin'
    Entry: [cf. RAIN CATCH 'EM] phr. said near the end of a square dance as a warning to dancers to end up in the right position. ...

  • Definitions starting with P: passing jack
    Entry: [from its seasonal passing through local waters in schools] n. a dark-colored jackfish, Caranx lugubris: 1905 (Shattuck 295). 1928 Fried Gogoleye [and] Passing Jack are ...

  • Definitions starting with R: rain crow
    Entry:   1. n.[US dial. South idem "his note is supposed to foretell rain" WSC] a bird,[cf. RAIN CROW n. the yellow-billed cuckoo (Coccyzus sp.): 1971 (Paterson ...

  • Definitions starting with P: patty
    Entry: patty. See HOTTY PATTY. ...

  • Definitions starting with P: pault
    Entry: pault. See POLT. ...

  • Definitions starting with P: paw
    Entry:  /poh/ [US dial. father ADD] n. a term of address to one's grandfather. cf. PA, PAPA (GM.) ...

  • Definitions starting with P: pawg
    Entry: pawg. See PORG. ...

  • Definitions starting with R: raisin leg
    Entry: [probably from appearance of dark sores, but cf. US dial. South rising a boil WEA, Krio rayzinbamp, rezbamp swelling, blister KED] n. also attributive, a ...

  • Definitions starting with P: pawnga
    Entry: See PONGA. ...

  • Definitions starting with P: pawpaw
    Entry: See PAPAW . ...

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