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  • Definitions starting with R: rap someone up
    Entry: [cf. OED rap to knock] v. phr. to applaud someone, epsecially for a generous donation at a church CONCERT. (Inagua, Mayag.) ...

  • Definitions starting with R: rassle
    Entry: See WRASTLE. ...

  • Definitions starting with R: rat-bat
    Entry: [W Car.; cf. BAT moth] n. the bat, a flying mammal. = LEATHER-WINGED BAT (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with R: rat-nanny tree
    Entry: [cf. NANNY excrement; from appearance of berries] n. a shrub (sp?) with small, edible black berries. (Exuma) ...

  • Definitions starting with R: rat root
    Entry: [etym?] n. a plant (Chiococca alba?) used medicinally. = PEE-A-BED (Adelaide) ...

  • Definitions starting with R: rat wood
    Entry: [etym?] n. a tree, Erythroxylon brevipes, with reddish bark and small red fruit: 1910 (Northrop 159). 1977 E. rotundifolium (Patterson 35). cf. EBOE LIGHTWOOD, REDWOOD ...

  • Definitions starting with R: red
    Entry: adj. 1. [Pan-Creole; cf. Haitian sik rouj (lit. sugar red) brown sugar TDKF; a calque: "in Twi and other W Afr languages red .... includes red, orange, yellow" ...

  • Definitions starting with R: red bill
    Entry: n. a bird, the oyster catcher (Haematopus palliatus). (Acklins) ...

  • Definitions starting with R: red coney
    Entry: [cf. CONEY (FISH)] n. a fish (sp?): 1928 Slippery Dicks and Red Coneys (Curry 70). (Gen.) ...

  • Definitions starting with R: red cotton
    Entry: [from the reddish-brown color of its fibers] n. a variety of cotton plant (Gossypium sp.): 189 (Gardner 367). = HARBOUR ISLAND COTTON (Inagua) ...

  • Definitions starting with R: red-eye Suzy
    Entry: [from its black with red spots] n. a tree, Abrus precatorius. = BLACK-EYED, BEAD VINE, MACABEE, (WILD) LICORICE, SUSAN TREE (White) ...

  • Definitions starting with R: red grits
    Entry: [Gul. idem (Parsons 1923: 132); cf. RED adj. 1] n. coarsely ground guinea-corn meal. = GUINEA-CORN GRITS, ISLAND GRITS, NATIVE GRITS, YELLOW GRITS (Eleu.) ...

  • Definitions starting with R: red head
    Entry: [DJE, idem; from its bright red flower] n. a plant: 1889 Asclepias curassavia (Gardner 392). 1971 A. tuberosa (Rabley 11). cf. MILK-WEED (Inagua) ...

  • Definitions starting with R: red land
    Entry: n. red clay loam: 1888 The soil used for [pineapple cultivation] is "red land" or good soil (Powles 221). = PINEAPPLE LAND; cf. BLACK LAND, WHITE LAND ...

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