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  • Definitions starting with C: chuck
    Entry: See CHOCK. ...

  • Definitions starting with C: churchyard rose
    Entry: n. a plant, Vinca rosea (Rabley p.c.); Churchyard rose. You go in the churchyard and that's the white one and the red one ... They ...

  • Definitions starting with C: Cigillian
    Entry: /sigíliyan/ [cf. Cigaoo, although the popular derivation is from St. Georgian (Byrle Patterson p.c.)] n. the nickname for a native of the white community of ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cipher
    Entry: /sáyfa/ [cf. Krio sayfa an insignificant or useless person KED; cf. also Krio, Guy. sayfa think (Hancock 1969: 42); cf. OED, a person who fills ...

  • Definitions starting with C: city boy, city girl
    Entry: n. a native of Nassau. cf. ISLAND BOY (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: clad
    Entry: See CLOD. ...

  • Definitions starting with C: clampers
    Entry: (Mayag.); clamps (Gen.) [cf. Brit. dial. clamper a clamp OED; Scots claams a shoemaker's pincers CSD] n. a crab's large pincers. = BITER ...

  • Definitions starting with C: clampsy
    Entry: [cf. OED clabber milk naturally curdled] adj. sour (of milk, cream). = CLODDY (Andros, San Sal.) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: clap your hip
    Entry: [cf. HIP buttocks a Yoruba gesture of scorn (Oyedeji p.c.)] v. phr. to make an insulting gesture. (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: claver
    Entry: /kláva/, clower /kláwa/ [cf. OED clabber to curdle, + /b, v, w/ alternation] v. to turn sour:  The milk claver (San Sal.). = CLOD ...

  • Definitions starting with C: clean
    Entry: v. 1. [OED, said by servants of making themselves clean] to wash oneself: [to a child at bedtime] Go clean! (San Sal.). [to a child ] Every time ...

  • Definitions starting with C: clear
    Entry: adj. 1. [Car.; OED, of women: beautiful, fair obs. → 1578] of a light-brown complexion: 1785 A Negro man. . . of a clear black complexion (Bahama Gazette). ...

  • Definitions starting with C: clear, clare
    Entry: /klia/ v. 1. [DJE idem; OED, to explain] to solve (a riddle): 1925 Clare this riddle (Finlay 295). 1966 If you could find me a puzzle that I ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cline
    Entry: See IN THE CLINE ...

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