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  • Definitions starting with B: bad out there
    Entry: [cf. BAD good] phr. You're looking good (i.e. well-dressed, etc.). (youth slang): Boy, you look bad out there—I take you for model (Nassau). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bad-talk
    Entry: [W Car.; cf. BAD-MOUTH idem] v.t. to slander; to verbally abuse. (Eleu.) ...

  • Definitions starting with B: Bahama
    Entry: n. 1. [see BAHAMAS] Obs. the former name of Grand Bahama: 1786 Bahama, from which the rest of these islands take their name, is seated ...

  • Definitions starting with B: Bahama bamboo
    Entry: [from the resemblance of its tall flowering spine to bamboo; cf. BAMBOO POLE idem] n., Obs. a variety of cactus, Agave rigida: 1835 hemp manufactured ...

  • Definitions starting with B: Bahama coney
    Entry: [cf. OED cony rabbit, akin to Sp. conejo, now largely obs.; note 1555 quot.: "Connies whiche they caule Vtias"] n., obs. the hutia (Geocapromys ingrahami), ...

  • Definitions starting with B: Bahama ham, Bahamian ham
    Entry: n. 1. [see quot.] the bonefish: 1888 The bonefish, nicknamed the Bahama ham on account of a supposed resemblance in flavour (Powles 279). (Exuma) 2. ...

  • Definitions starting with B: Bahama money, Bahama currency
    Entry: n., Obs. a system of pounds and pence used in the 18th and 19th centuries, worth roughly half the value of sterling: 1788 A Spanish ...

  • Definitions starting with B: Bahamas
    Entry: [see the usage note] n. the Bahama Islands (considered to lie outside the West Indies by most Bahamians): 1976 The way of life in America, ...

  • Definitions starting with B: Bahama sparrow
    Entry: n., Obs. a bird, possibly the gray and yellow Bahama honeycreeper, Coereba flaveola: 1731 Bahama sparrow. . . about the size of a Canary Bird. ...

  • Definitions starting with B: Bahama white-wood bark
    Entry: n. the wild cinnamon tree, Canella winterana: 1889 (Gardner 365). 1978 Small tree. . . cinnamon-like odour. . . known locally as Bahama white-wood bark ...

  • Definitions starting with B: Bahamian
    Entry: /bahéymian ; bahámian (Anglophile); bahíymian (Black)/ n. 1. a native of the Bahamas: 1731 The hungry Bahamians (Catesby II:i). 2. the creolized English of the ...

  • Definitions starting with B: Baheemian
    Entry: See BAHAMIAN (pronunciation) ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bake
    Entry: [W. Car.; OED "primarily used of preparing bread, potatoes, apples, the flesh of animals; thus, in the primary sense, distinguished from roast"; Brit. dial. North ...

  • Definitions starting with B: baker
    Entry: /béyka/ [W Car.; cf. Brit. dial. West baker griddle (Orton L36), US dial. idem cast-iron oven DARE] n. I. the oven in a gas or ...

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