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  • Definitions starting with D: draft
    Entry: /draf/ [Vir. idem (Seaman); OED draught current of air, esp, in a confined place; def. 1 seems to derive from sitting in a draft, but ...

  • Definitions starting with D: drags
    Entry: [cf. DREG to drag; probably by hypercorrection (Hancock p.c.); cf. Bermuda draggy full of dregs ADD] n. dregs. = DRAINS, DRAMS, DRUGS (Eleu., Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with D: drains
    Entry: (Eleu., San Sal.); drams (Inagua, Mayag.) n. dregs. = DRAGS, DRUGS ...

  • Definitions starting with D: draw (2)
    Entry: [cf. v.t. to draw (lots) + passivization] v.i. (of ASUE) to become due; to be a participant's turn: My asue draw this week (Nassau). ...

  • Definitions starting with D: draw down
    Entry: [cf. OED draw to withdraw to one side] v. phr. to move over on a bench to make room for someone else to sit down. ...

  • Definitions starting with D: drawy
    Entry: [from draw pull + -y forming adj.] adj. (of the sea) having an undercurrent. = SUCKY (Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with D: drink
    Entry: v. 1. [MCC, SA idem; cf. Bemba ukunwa umuti to take (lit, drink) medicine (M. Mann p.c.)] to take (medicine, pills, etc.). (Exuma, Mayag.) 2. ...

  • Definitions starting with D: drive
    Entry: [Car.; cf. Krio drab idem (Hancock p.c.)] v.t. to drive away: 1918 You gwine see one or cat. Don't drive um (Parsons 19). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with D: drop
    Entry: n. [from v. drop (a line, net)] an area good for fishing: 1918 He went from drop to drop, and he could not catch any ...

  • Definitions starting with D: dust
    Entry: [cf. US dial. South dust-dark idem ADD; from dusk, with simplification of final consonant cluster to dus', "corrected" to dust] n. dusk: at dust (White). ...

  • Definitions starting with G: galley
    Entry: n. 1. [cf. OED, a ship's cooking range] a wooden box filled with sand on which a fire for cooking is made (usually on a boat): ...

  • Definitions starting with G: Games
    Entry: Bahamian boys love to play marbles, and for their many variations on this game they have developed an elaborate and arcane vocabulary which would be ...

  • Definitions starting with G: gap seed: pick up gap seed
    Entry:  (Black); catch gap seed (Exuma) [cf. 1811 D VT gapeseed sights, any­thing to feed the eye: "I am come abroad for a little gapeseed"; cf. also ...

  • Definitions starting with G: gaulin
    Entry: /góhlin/, golden /gówlin/, goulding, galding [Car.; cf. Scots gawlin a fowl less than a duck CSD] n. various herons: the green heron, Buto­rides virescens; the little blue heron, Florida ...

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