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  • Definitions starting with C: copper
    Entry: [DHS, a penny or a halfpenny] n. 1. an English penny: 1940 Y' cud buy breadfruit two fer copper (Dupuch 61). cf. BIG COPPER, SMALL ...

  • Definitions starting with C: copper-bread
    Entry:   [cf. COPPER 2 + BREAD 3] n. female genitals: Look at that baby copper-bread—it so small (Nassau). (Nassau, Exuma) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: coppice Joewood
    Entry: [cf. JOEWOOD n. a shrub, Jac­quinia berterii, with orange berries: 1977 (Pat­terson 73). (Inagua) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: copple
    Entry: [OED, a little summit or eminence, 1600 only; cf. also coppice thicket] n. Obs? a thicket: 1918 You see dat coppel of bush ober yonder? . ...

  • Definitions starting with C: corb
    Entry: /kohb/, cub /kob/ [cf. OED cob a fish obs. →1804, but probably from cub the young. . .of the whale or shark W3] n. a flat-headed, man-eating shark, Carcharhinus leucas: ...

  • Definitions starting with C: corkwood
    Entry: [OED, W3, DJE different sp.] n. a tree, Annona aquatica: 1835 The woody part of the root of this tree is so soft, that it is ...

  • Definitions starting with C: corner
    Entry: /kohna/ n. side street: What the corner name? (Nassau). cf. THROUGH THE CORNER (Nassau) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: corn row
    Entry: See GUINEA CORN ROW. ...

  • Definitions starting with C: corunten lizard
    Entry: /kóhranten/ [possibly connected to the Courentyne River, Guyana but cf. CURLY-TAIL] n. a lizard (sp?). (Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cotch
    Entry: [Car.; cf. Bajan scotch foot-hold (Collymore 96); DJE cotch "cf. OED scotch a block placed under a wheel; to block (a wheel)"] n. a support or prop (e.g. ...

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

  • Definitions starting with C: cough bush
    Entry: n. 1. a plant, Pluchea odorata, used to make an infusion for coughs: 1910 (Northrop 189). = WILD TOBACCO 1, SOUR BUSH (Gen.) 2. any plant so used. ...

  • Definitions starting with C: could
    Entry: /kud/, coulda /kúda/ [Vir. idem (Highfield); from could and could've] auxiliary verbs 1. can (no tense agreement): 1940 Wait, hold dat....a minnit till I cud make up mutt ...

  • Definitions starting with C: Counter Bottom, Counter Butter
    Entry: [cf. BOTTOM 2] n. an area in Bain Town (Nassau): 1976 Grant's Town, Bain Town, and Counta Butta (all African settlements on the island of New Providence) ...

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