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  • Definitions starting with C: country almond
    Entry: [cf. OED country of (one's own) country, obs. exc. dial.→ 1703] n. the native al­mond, Terminalia catappa: 1889 (Gardner 380). = ALMOND (Exuma, Mayag.) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: country marks
    Entry: [DAE, DJE, RED idem] n. Obs. tribal cicatrizing on the face: 1785.4 Negro man... has country marks on each side of his face (Bahama Gazette). ...

  • Definitions starting with C: country sago
    Entry: See COONTIE SAGO ...

  • Definitions starting with C: courage
    Entry: [OED idem obs. → 1615] n. sexual vigor: 1976 (McCartney 82). = NATURE cf. CUT HIS COURAGE ...

  • Definitions starting with C: courage bush
    Entry: [cf. COURAGE, from use to aid sexual potency] n. a plant, Cenchrus hirsutus, re­lated to BUR GRASS, used medicinally: 1889 (Gardner 361). (Andros, Mayag.) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: courage conch
    Entry: [cf. COURAGE; it is a Bahamian folk belief that eating conch increases sexual potency and desire] n. a variety of conch (Strombus sp.). = LAMB CONCH ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cover
    Entry: [from cover by passivization] v. to be covered: (of crabs prepared for cooking) They Just drop in the pot and cover up (Cat). cf. KIVER ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cowboy
    Entry: [etym. obscure; perhaps from media] n. a bath with a washcloth without a tub or shower: I goin' catch a cowboy (Nassau). = CAT-WASH, WASH OFF (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cow bush, cow bean
    Entry: n. 1. a pod-bearing shrub, Leucaena glauca, used medicinally or for fodder: 1832 Cow bush* (*ed: it is not clear whether this refers to cow peas ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cow-fish
    Entry: [Car.; OED, a fish, Ostracion quadri­corne. . covered with plates of bone 1885→; DAE idem 1870→] n. a fish, Acanthostracion quadricornis or A. polygonius, with a ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cow-fly
    Entry: n. a stinging insect (sp?) somewhat smaller than the DOCTOR FLY (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cow-grass
    Entry: [W3, a clover] n. a tall, slender grass (sp?). cf. BULL GRASS (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: crab
    Entry: See CRABBY. ...

  • Definitions starting with C: crab back
    Entry: [cf. BACKS; cf. Ibo azu back; crab-shell (Okolo p.c.) cf. Haitian do-krab-la idem (Gaujean p.c.)] n. crab shell: 1966 Take one damn crab back (crab shell) ...

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