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  • Definitions starting with M: music tree
    Entry: [from the musical noise made by the dried seed pods shaking in the wind] n, a tree, Albizzia lebbek: 1827 The "music" or "singing tree" ...

  • Definitions starting with M: musket; musked
    Entry: /músked/ [ etym? ] n. a very prickly variety of pineapple. = CUBA (Exuma, Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with M: my-owns
    Entry: [cf. Gul. my-own idem ADD, and MINES mine] pron. mine. cf. OWN (Eleu )  ...

  • Definitions starting with M: myrtle bush, muckle bush
    Entry: /mókl/ [cf. Gul. mukkle myrtle (Gonzales 1922:314); note medial /kl/ corresponding to standard /tl/ in Jam. and Brit. dial. (DJE:lix) and Bah., US South brickly ...

  • Definitions starting with P: pick up (1)
    Entry: v. phr. 1. [cf. OED pick idem] to gather (fruit, etc.): 1966 He pick up a few [nuts off a tree] (Crowley 128). cf. Pick3 ...

  • Definitions starting with P: picky
    Entry: [see PICKY-HEAD and PICK' Y.] adj. (of women's hair) short, tightly curled: 1971 "nappy", "pickey", or "peasie" hair (McCartney 68). (Gen.) ...

  • Definitions starting with P: piece-piece
    Entry: [cf. OED piece by piece; by reduplication of piece] adv. bit by bit; gradually: I find out about it piece-piece (Nassau). cf. ONE-ONE (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with P: piflicated
    Entry: [cf. OED spiflicate to confound or over-come colloq. or humorous, and US dial. pifflicated drunk DARE] adj. very drunk, (White) ...

  • Definitions starting with P: pigeon berry
    Entry: [OED Duranta plumieri in Bermuda; W3 different sp.] n. 1. a tree, Duranta repens, with round orange fruit: 1977 (Patterson 63). = BITTER-SWEET 2. a ...

  • Definitions starting with P: pigeon plum
    Entry: [OED, W3 different sp. of Coccoloba] n. a tree (Coccoloba retusa or C. floridana) with small black fruit: 1731 Pigeon Plum. . .grows on rocks ...

  • Definitions starting with P: pilly-ma-dick
    Entry: PITY-MA-DICK. ...

  • Definitions starting with P: pinky
    Entry: [cf. US Black Pinkie a very attractive light-skinned colored girl (Sebastian 1934:288) and pink boy white male (Folb); OED pinky tinged with pink] adj. (of ...

  • Definitions starting with P: piss-a-bed
    Entry: (White); pissy bush (Cat); pissy-bed, pee-a-bed (Andros) [W Car. piss-a-bed (Cassia sp.) "from its diuretic properties" DJE; OED idem dandelion obs, except dial.] n. a ...

  • Definitions starting with P: Pistable
    Entry:  adj. Episcopal: We did blonks to de Pistable Church (Cat). ...

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