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  • Definitions starting with C: cry-well
    Entry: [cf. WELL very much] n. a nickname for a person who is easily brought to tears. cf. CRIARD (Exuma) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cub
    Entry: See CORB ...

  • Definitions starting with C: Cuba
    Entry: [from place of origin] n. a variety of pine­apple: 1880 [Of pineapples] the Cuba, which is of larger size, firmer texture, and less sweet than the sugar loaf ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cubbyu
    Entry: /kóbyui/, cobia /kówbiya/ (White); cabbia /kábiya/ (Eleu) [cf. Bermuda, Jam. cubbyu DJE "a form of the word (OED) cabilliau, cabeliau codfish; or a readaptation of the related Fr. ...

  • Definitions starting with C: Cuckero, cockero
    Entry:  [cf. COCKER-ROACH] n. 1.a folk-tale character who is a cockroach: 1918 B'o' Cocker° (Parsons 90). ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cuckoo mack-eye
    Entry: /kúwkuw makáy/ (Mayag., Cat); coco-macock /kówkow makák/ (Inagua) [Car.; cf. DJE coco-macca /kaomaka...kitkumakyak/ from Car. Sp. coco macaco or Fr. coca-macaque, the tree Bactris plumeriana and ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cudgniy
    Entry: See SCONCHER KNEE ...

  • Definitions starting with C: curly-tail
    Entry: (Gen.); curl-tail (Andros, Berry); curry-tail (Exuma) n. a lizard, Leiocephalus carinatus: 1979 (Atrill 5). = CARL ...

  • Definitions starting with C: currency
    Entry: [cf. Bajan currency shilling (Collymore); OED currency the local shillings and pence, of less value than sterling money, formerly used in various British colonies (including America)] n. a former ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cursing
    Entry: /kóysin/ [W Car.] n. a quarrel; an insulting-match. cf. CUSS-CUSS (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: curve
    Entry: See CURB ...

  • Definitions starting with C: Cushie
    Entry: /kúshi/ n. 1. [cf. DJE Quashie. . .cf. Twi Kwàsi, name for a male born on the first day of the week] a man's nickname: Joseph ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cushy
    Entry: /kúshi/ [cf. CUSHIE 2] adj. (of girls) arro­gant, proud. (Eleu.) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cuss-cuss
    Entry: [Atlantic; cf. DJE koskos "cf. Twi kasákàsa to dispute; contend in words, but iden­tified often with English dialect cuss curse. . . a row"; cf. also ...

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