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  • Definitions starting with C: cut
    Entry: n. 1. [cf. a cut of meat] a piece (of something baked): 1918 I stopped to beg de rich lady fer a bit o' bread ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cut
    Entry: v. 1. [OED, to lash; cf. also Haitian koupe to cut; to whack HCEFD] to strike: 1966 He broke a little switch, started cutting him ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cut-ass, cut-skin
    Entry: [Trin. idem (Winer p.c.); cf. CUT v. 1 to strike; also ASS, SKIN referring to body in general] n. beating: 1966 You the man I ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cut breast
    Entry: (Exuma); cut potatoes (Inagua) [cf. cutting teeth, and potatoes breasts] v. phr, to begin to develop breasts: She only nine and cuttin' breas' already (Nassau). ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cut bush
    Entry: [cf. CUT v. 2, BUSH 2] v. phr. to clear off undergrowth before planting: 1966 They going to this coppice where they cut bush (Crowley ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cut down
    Entry: [Car.; OED, Pt. reduce (in price)] vt. to fall in price. (Black) -v.t. [cf. CUT v. 2] to clear off (undergrowth): 1835 A piece of ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cut-out
    Entry: [cf. CUT v. 5] n. accelerator: 1936 Dem plane take off dey muffler an' step on dey cut-out den. . .dey hook wing togedder an' ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cut tail
    Entry: v. phr. 1. [cf. W3 cut out depart in haste; tail may refer to that of a dog in humiliated retreat, but cf. also W3 ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cut your ass (or behind, hip, skin, tail)
    Entry: [cf. CUT v.], to strike; each object can refer to the body in general] v. phr. 1. to beat, assault: He gon' cut your skin ...

  • Definitions starting with D: dose
    Entry: [i.e. of BUSH MEDICINE; cf. also Haitian this Potion TDKF] n. an evil spell: Put a dose on him (Nassau). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with D: dot
    Entry: [probably from dirt] n. excrement. (Andros, San Sal.) —v. to defecate. (Andros, San Sal.) ...

  • Definitions starting with D: double family
    Entry: [cf. FAMILY relative and Scots double-sib related both by father and mother CSD] n. kinsmen tracing their genealogical con­nection through two routes: 1966 (Otterbem 127). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with D: down
    Entry: [E Car., Gul. down away from the source point of the prevailing wind (Roy 1977:69); US to the south, but US dial. North down "in a northerly ...

  • Definitions starting with D: downfall
    Entry: [OED, ruin] n. an unmarried girl's first pregnancy: 1929 My mudder. .got her downfall in her mudder's house. She had two chillen. . die cause my ...

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