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  • Definitions starting with C: cheese bush
    Entry: n. the jacaranda tree, Jacaranda coerulea;= CANCER BUSH, CLOCK BUSH, HORSE BUSH 4, WHAT O'CLOCK (Andros, White) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: chenille bug
    Entry: /sheníyl bog/ [from Fr. or Haitian chenille caterpillar] n. the larva of an insect (sp?), a caterpillar which eats cotton plants: 1962 Before the appearance ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cherry
    Entry: [Trin. idem (Winer); from the appearance of its red fruit] n. the Surinam cherry, Malpighia glabra. = JAMAICA CHERRY, NATIVE CHERRY, WILD CHERRY (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: chew-bird
    Entry: n. the blue-gray gnatcatcher, Polioptila coerulea: 1960 (Bond 178). = CAT BIRD, COTTON BIRD, SPAIN-SPAIN ...

  • Definitions starting with C: chickchanny, chickcharney
    Entry:  /chikchá(h)ni/; Also chincharny, chickanny [etym. uncertain; Craton suggests Arabic shitani devil (1966:18), whence also Krio setani, shaytani spirit of evil (cf. Mandinka, Susu setani, Temne sethani, Hausa ...

  • Definitions starting with C: chick-chick
    Entry: [Car.; from the reduplication of chick] n. a baby chick. (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: chicken toe
    Entry: [W3 different sp.; from appearance of five leaflets] n. a tree, Tabebuia bahamensis: 1977 (Patterson 91).= BEEF BUSH, OLD WOMAN, FIVE-FINGER, FOWL-FOOT. (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: chickereely
    Entry: /chikaríyli/ (Exuma, Nassau); chick­toree /chiktoríy/ (Berry) [cf. Vir. chicheri, Car. Sp. pitirre DM] n. the grey kingbird, Tyrannus dominicensis. = PICKCHEELY, FIGHTER, PICK-PETER, KILL-EM-PETER, SAPEERY ...

  • Definitions starting with C: chiefer
    Entry: [from CHEAPER] adv. rather: I tell him say I chiefer stay out here. (Cat) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: chillun, chi'ren
    Entry: [Car; US dial. South (pl.), Black ADD] n. sing. child: 1918 ev'ry chillun (Parsons 18). (Black) n. pl. children: They don't want their chi'ren say they scatter off (San ...

  • Definitions starting with C: chime
    Entry: See CHINE. ...

  • Definitions starting with C: chim-chim
    Entry: See CHEE-CHEE ...

  • Definitions starting with C: chimmy, chimper
    Entry: See CHEE-CHEE ...

  • Definitions starting with C: chinchary
    Entry: [cf. Vir. chichery idem (Seaman)] n. the gray kingbird, Tyrannus dominicensis: 1960 (Bond 150). cf. CHICKCHANNY 2 (Andros) ...

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