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  • Definitions starting with C: crazy hill
    Entry: n. a psychiatric hospital formerly located on a ridge overlooking Nassau: 1936 Dey'll probably sen y' up t' de crazy hill fer observa­shun, den sen'y' down ...

  • Definitions starting with C: creeter, creatur
    Entry: /kriytal/ critter /kríta/ [cf. Gul. creetuh idem (Gonzales 1924:17); US dial. creeter, critter livestock, wild animals DAE; Scots crettur a creature CSD] n. 1. any animal, including ...

  • Definitions starting with C: creole
    Entry: /kríyowl/ [OED, from Fr. créole, from Sp. criollo, from Sp., Port. criar to raise, referring to those born and raised in the New World but ...

  • Definitions starting with C: crimp edge
    Entry: n. a style of plaiting STRAW1: (Fernander 1980). = SHEPHERD NEEDLE (Crooked) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: crimps
    Entry: n. 1. [cf. DAB crimp an artificial waviness or undulation of the hair] waves of tightly curled hair, natural for some people of mixed ancestry: ...

  • Definitions starting with C: crispy-wood
    Entry: n. Obs? a tree, Buxus bahamensis: 1905 (Shattuck 237). = PARROT WOOD ...

  • Definitions starting with C: crocus bag, crocus sack
    Entry: [Car.; DJE "probably from its use to bag saffron ('crocus')"; US dial. South idem ADD] n. a burlap bag or similar bag of canvas or ...

  • Definitions starting with C: Cronie Cadunta
    Entry: /krówni kadónta/ [etym?] n. a folk-tale character who is an evil giant that murders people. (Cat) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: crook
    Entry: (Inagua); crock (Exuma) [cf. Trin. crook wooden saddle (Winer); Brit. dial. West crook a support or frame of wood, bent in a particular way, formerly ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cross
    Entry: [OED, to thwart] v.t. to harm by casting spell: 1976 His wife threatens to "cross" the baby and so either stop its birth or cause ...

  • Definitions starting with C: crotch
    Entry: (Andros, Exuma); crutch (Inagua) [cf. US crotch DAE, Brit. crutch OED, both pole or prop with a forked top; the fork of the human body] n. 1. a ...

  • Definitions starting with C: crow
    Entry: [from color] n. the turkey vulture, Cathartes aura: 1880 Turkey buzzard...local name: Crow (Cory 134). = CARRION CROW, CRANE CROW, JOHN CROW (Gen.) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: crumbles
    Entry: See SCRUMBS. ...

  • Definitions starting with C: crying
    Entry: [OED cry call out; shout; utter inarticulate exclamations] n. jumping up and shouting with religious fervor (in fundamentalist churches). cf. GET THE SPIRIT/HOLY GHOST (Mayag.) ...

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