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  • Definitions starting with C: Conchy Joe
    Entry: See CONKY JOE ...

  • Definitions starting with C: coney(fish)
    Entry: /kówni/ (Gen.); coony /kúwni/ (Nassau, Inagua> [cf. OED cony the Nigger-fish, Epi­nephelus punctatus, of the West Indies (no date); cony-fish the Burbot; DJE cony-buck the trunk-fish] n. a fish, ...

  • Definitions starting with C: Congo Town
    Entry: [cf. Krio Kongotong western sub­urban village of Freetown formerly inhabited by Krios of Congo origin; cf. CONGO 1] . the name of several settlements or districts: 1. ...

  • Definitions starting with C: Congo worm
    Entry: [cf. DJE idem; cf. also W3 congo snake, congo eel a snake-like amphibian, Amph­iuma means] n. an animal (sp?): Congo worm is a worm which ...

  • Definitions starting with C: conk
    Entry: [cf. US Black conk pomade for the hair (Major); DAS conk (of Negroes) to apply a mix­ture containing lye to the hair in order to ...

  • Definitions starting with C: conky, conchy, conchi
    Entry: /kóhngki/ n. 1. Obs? [cf. CONCH + -y (diminutive)] a white or near-white Bahamian: 1929 Conchies ... (half-breed white people in Nassau) (Defries 116). cf. ...

  • Definitions starting with C: conky-bine
    Entry: [cf. Car. concubine lover (man or woman) DJE; Gul. conkywine idem (Gonzales 1922: 293); cf. OED concubine as applied to a woman, quot. → 1815, ...

  • Definitions starting with C: consumpted
    Entry: [cf. Scots consumpt consumption OED] adj. tubercular; having tuberculosis: He was so consumpted till when he cough, people used to move away from him (Nassau). ...

  • Definitions starting with C: Coobians
    Entry: See CUBIANS. ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cooda
    Entry: /kúwda/ [W Car.; cf. Krio kuta idem KED] n. the barracuda, a large fish (Sphyraena barra­cuda). = BARRACUTA, BARRY, HANGY (Andros, Nassau) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: Cooking
    Entry: Traditionally, Bahamian methods of cooking were determined not only by the raw material available (see FISHING, CONCH, AGRICULTURE), but also by the means available to prepare it ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cook kitchen, cooking kitchen
    Entry: [cf. W Car. cookroom idem] n. cooking area, either a room or a separate shed. cf. FIRE KITCHEN (Mayag., Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: coony
    Entry: See CONEY. ...

  • Definitions starting with C: coop
    Entry: /kup (not kuwp)/ (Black); cup /kop/ (Nassau, Long) [/kup/ is also found in the US where it is the preferred pronunciation in the South (Kenyon and Knott)] ...

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