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  • Definitions starting with C: crab basket
    Entry: [Car.; DJE, double basket with handle) n. a single, large, coarsely-woven basket without a handle with its mouth sewn nearly shut, leaving only a small hole, used for ...

  • Definitions starting with C: crab-basket plait
    Entry: n. a coarse weave of broad strips of STRAW1 for CRAB BASKETS. (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: crabbening
    Entry: [cf. DAE crab to catch crabs; verb stem based on Eng. present participle] n. crabbing; catching crabs: We did gone crabbening that night fore it happen ...

  • Definitions starting with C: crab bush
    Entry: n. a tall, slender shrub (sp?) used medi­cinally. cf. CRAB WOOD (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: Crab-catcher
    Entry: n. 1. [DJE idem; from diet] a heron, Nycticorax nycticorax: 1960 (Bond 36). = GAULIN, NIGHT GAULIN (Black) 2. [from the custom of catching the numerous crabs in ...

  • Definitions starting with C: crabfat-and-dough
    Entry: See CRAB-AND-DOUGH. ...

  • Definitions starting with C: crab stick
    Entry: [OED, a stick or cudgel of the wood of the crab tree; but cf. STICK wood] n. CRABWOOD 1966 That woman going and he grab ...

  • Definitions starting with C: crabwood
    Entry: [Car.; OED, corruption of Carap, the native name of a South American tree, Carapa guianensis] n. various species of trees: 1869 Ebony, crabwood, blackwood (Bacot 89). (Black) 1. ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cracker
    Entry: [cf. US Black, white person (derogatory) (Folb); DAE, a poor white, esp. of Georgia; sup­posedly from cracking of whips or corn] n. a poor white or near-white ...

  • Definitions starting with C: crackers
    Entry: See CARACAS. ...

  • Definitions starting with C: crane
    Entry: [W3 different sp.] n. 1. the little blue heron, Florida coerulea: 1972 (Paterson 24). = GAULIN 2. the cattle egret, Bubulcus ibis: 1972 (Paterson 24). (Gen.) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: crane crow
    Entry: [from CARRION CROW, influenced by crane] n., Obs? the vulture, Cathartes aura: 1895 (Edwards 70). = CARRYIN' CROW, JOHN CROW, CARRION CROW, CROW ...

  • Definitions starting with C: crawfisherman
    Entry: [CRAWFISH + fisherman] n. a person who catches CRAWFISH: 1977 (Albury 145). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: crawler
    Entry: [craw/ + -er agent suffix cf. flipper] n. the leg of a lobster or turtle: 1918 B'o' Lobster Caught begot so much crawlers he can get ...

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