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  • Definitions starting with P: pawpaw bird
    Entry: [cf. PAPAW] n. a bird, Margorops fuscatus: 1880 (Cory 47). = BLACK THRASHER, JACK BIRD(Gen.)  ...

  • Definitions starting with P: payana
    Entry: [etym?] n. an edible sea crab, probably Callinectes sp. cf.  JOE SANKY (Adelaide) ...

  • Definitions starting with R: rake
    Entry: v. 1. [cf. RAKEn.] to collect salt in a salt-pan with a rake: 1782 They go to ... rake salt at Exuma (Bruce 47). cf. ...

  • Definitions starting with P: peanut cake
    Entry: [Trin.idem (Winer)] n. peanut brittle, a hard candy made of peanuts and melted sugar: She sell benny-cake, peanut cake, round-the-world—plenty things (Nassau). = GRANNY CAKE ...

  • Definitions starting with R: rake-and-scrape band
    Entry: [cf. RAKE 4 and DJE scraper a crude musical instrument; cf. also Bartlett 1848 rake and scrape together to collect] n. a band playing folk ...

  • Definitions starting with P: pearl edge
    Entry: [W3 pearl Brit. to finish an edge with picot (small ornamental loops)] n. a style of plaiting STRAW', leaving one edge looped (Bannister display). (Andros, ...

  • Definitions starting with U: use to
    Entry:  y6wsta [W Car.: of. standard I used to go for habitual action in remote past, corresponding only partially to Bah. usage] preverbal marker. indicates anterior habitual ...

  • Definitions starting with P: peas(e) and grits
    Entry: n. 1. a traditional dish, made of PIGEON PEAS and hominy GRITS cooked together: Most people does like the pease and rice, more'n pease and ...

  • Definitions starting with S: peas(e) and rice
    Entry: [W Car, rice and peas idem] n. 1. a traditional dish of PIGEON PEASand rice cooked together with tomato sauce and seasonings: 1918 Heavy pots ...

  • Definitions starting with P: peasy, peasie
    Entry: [Gni. idem (Stewart p.c.); cf. PEAS a tight curl but cf. also Car. Sp. pasa pe/o de negro, de rizo pequeñio y apretado (Alvarez Na-zario ...

  • Definitions starting with P: pee-a-bed
    Entry: See PISS-A-BED. ...

  • Definitions starting with P: peeled string
    Entry:  [cf. STRING] n. a style of plaiting STRAW ¹ (Wyannie Malone Museum). ...

  • Definitions starting with P: peel-head
    Entry: [Car.; cf. Sra, piri-ede (lit, peeled head) bald head (Echteld 163); the considerable seman-tic jump from peel, to strip something of its outer layer, points ...

  • Definitions starting with P: peer
    Entry: See PEAR. ...

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