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  • Definitions starting with C: clock bush
    Entry: n. the jacaranda tree, Jacaranda coerulea, with blue-purple flowers: 1977 (Patterson 116). = CANCER TREE, HORSE BUSH 4, CHEESE BUSH, WHAT O'CLOCK (Adelaide, Inagua) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cloddy, cluddy
    Entry:  (Nassau, Mayag.); cloggy, cloudy (Eleu.); clotty (White); clutty (San Sal.) [cf. CLOD etc. + -Y ] adj. (of milk, cream) sour: You see that milk there how ...

  • Definitions starting with C: clog, cloggy
    Entry: See CLOD, CLODDY ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cloud, cloudy
    Entry: See CLOD, CLODDY ...

  • Definitions starting with C: clower
    Entry: See CLAVER ...

  • Definitions starting with C: clud, cluddy
    Entry: See CLOD, CLODDY. ...

  • Definitions starting with C: club-stick
    Entry: [cf. Prov. club of stick (Washabaugh 1980:1); cf. also STICK wood, a mass noun with which club may have been used as a quantifier by analogy ...

  • Definitions starting with C: clut, clutty
    Entry: See CLOD, CLODDY ...

  • Definitions starting with C: coal of fire
    Entry: See FIRE BUN. ...

  • Definitions starting with C: coast
    Entry: /kows/ [OED, the side of the land] n. a small area of land: She want dis piece a grass weed out. She say you take dis coas' and you ...

  • Definitions starting with C: coby
    Entry: /kówbi/ n. 1. [cf. Sra. koebi fish sp. WST; OED cob, cobbo a fish obs. → 1804] a thin fish (sp?) with red and blue skin. (Mayag.) 2.   [cf. CORB] ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cocker-roach, cockaroach
    Entry: /kóhkarowch/ [Car., New York City folk pronunciation ).1. Roper p.c.); cf. OED, 1624 cacarootch from Sp. cucaracha; W3's derivation "irregularly from (Latin) cuca caterpillar, moth" dubious since ...

  • Definitions starting with C: coco, cocoa, coca, koka
    Entry: /kóviko(w)/; co /kow/ [cf. Trio. Cr. Fr. coucou a hollowed-out calabash (Thomas 20); cf. (HARD-SKIN) COCOBEY and Ewe kong ko cup (Turner 1949:114), as well as Yoruba ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cocoa tea
    Entry: [Atlantic; cf. Cr. Fr. dite kako du thé cacao DJE; cf. TEA any hot drink] n. hot cocoa: I always drink my little cocoa tea before I go ...

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