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  • Definitions starting with B: bark
    Entry: n. [OED, the rind, husk, or shell of fruit and grains obs. → 1661] the husk of a coconut: 1978 Remove inner bark from any ...

  • Definitions starting with B: barracuta
    Entry: /barakúwta/; barracouti /barakúwti/ [W. Car.; from standard Sp. barracuda (but note Honduran Sp. baracuta WFF); cf. OED barracoota 1772] n. the barracuda, a large fish ...

  • Definitions starting with B: barry
    Entry: /bári/ [cf. BARRACUTA] n. the barracuda fish, Sphyraena barracuda. = BARRACUTA, COODA, HANGY (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with B: barsly
    Entry: See BASSLY. ...

  • Definitions starting with B: Barlett pear
    Entry: [US: a particular variety of pear named after Enoch Bartlett, its distributor] n. any variety of northern pear (Pyrus communis). = AMERICAN PEAR, FALSE PEAR ...

  • Definitions starting with B: basket-head
    Entry: [cf. Kongo basa bedstead covered with a mat (Turner 1949:60) converging with basket, BEDHEAD] n. the head of a bedstead: 1904 Make the sign of ...

  • Definitions starting with B: basket hoop
    Entry: [cf. Jam, basket hook a vine DJE and Bah. HOOK hoop] n. a plant, Croton lucidus: 1889 (Gardner 405). ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bass (1)
    Entry: bass drum (Gen.); bass guitar (San Sal.) /beys/ [from resemblance of sound to that of bass fiddle] n. a musical instrument, an over-turned washtub with ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bass (2)
    Entry: /beys/ [Gul. idem (Writers' Program 1940: 42); cf. OED bass nonce word ... to utter or proclaim with a bass voice or sound 1610; probably ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bassly
    Entry: /básli/ (Andros); barsly /bahsli/ (Mayag., Inagua); brassly /brásli (Andros), brázli (Mayag.)/ [cf. Jam. báazli (Ocimum micranthum); from basil influenced by PUSSLY ; cf. THISTLE]  n. ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bastard
    Entry: OED applied to things resembling, but not identical with, the species that legitimately bears the name] attributive n. a tree (usually male) that does not ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bastard crabwood
    Entry: n. a tree, Savia bahamensis: 1905 (Shattuck 257). = JOE-WOOD (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bastard stopper
    Entry:   [cf. STOPPER] n. a tree, Petitia domingensis: 1920 (Britton 373). = FOWL BERRY, PEPPER BERRY (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bastard torch wood
    Entry: [cf. TORCH WOOD] n. a shrub, Ocotea coriacea: 1920 (Britton 143). = BLACK TORCH, SWEET TORCHWOOD (Exuma) ...

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