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  • Definitions starting with R: red meal
    Entry: [Gul. idem (Parsons 1923:132)] n. corn meal or corn meal mush: 1934 He likes "red meal", which is maize-or corn-ground and boiled (Bell 83). cf. RED GRITS ...

  • Definitions starting with R: red nicker tree
    Entry: [cf. NICKER (BEAN)n. a tree (Guilandina bonduc or Caesalpina bonduc). cf.YELLOW NICKER TREE (Eleu.) ...

  • Definitions starting with R: red peas
    Entry: [Car.; "a variety of Vigna unguiculata or similar red bean" DJE] n. a small, round, reddish bean resembling PIGEON PEAS: 1832 Other crops mentioned include red ...

  • Definitions starting with R: red seaside bean
    Entry: n. a plant, Canavalia obtusifolia, with pods: 1889 (Gardner 377). cf BAY BEAN, SEASIDE BEAN (Inagua) ...

  • Definitions starting with R: red shank (2)
    Entry: [from its long, pink legs] n. a bird, the common stilt (Himantopus himantopus): 1960 (Bond 82). = SOLDIER BIRD, TELL-BILL-WILLY 1, TELL-TALE1, FILLIMINGO WAIT-MAN ...

  • Definitions starting with R: red skin
    Entry: [Car.; cf. RED n. and W3 idem, a North American Indian] adj. (of people) having a light brown complexion and Negroid features: That red-skin boy ...

  • Definitions starting with R: red Spaniard
    Entry: [cf. (Jack) SPANIARD idem] n. a bird, the Greater Antillean bullfinch (Loxigilla violacea): 1972 (Paterson 167). = BLACK CHARLES 2, SPANIARD, SPANISH PAROQUET (San Sal.) ...

  • Definitions starting with R: red wood
    Entry: [W Car.; W3 different sp.] n. a tree: 1731 Red-wood . . . 16 to 20 feet high. . the leaves shaped not unlike those of the Bay-tree: ...

  • Definitions starting with R: Religion
    Entry: The Bahamas is a very Christian country; the largest groups are the Baptists (29%), the Anglicans or PISTABLES (23%), the Roman Catholics (22%), and smaller ...

  • Definitions starting with R: remedial
    Entry: [from the remedial education which such children receive] adj. mentally retarted: She teaches remedial children (COB). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with R: rhymer
    Entry: [cf. RHYME2] n. 1. [W Car.] a raconteur. (Black) 2. the lead singer in a RHYMING SPIRITUAL, usually a tenor who gives the story line: 1978 The lead singer is referred ...

  • Definitions starting with R: rhyming spiritual
    Entry: (Eleu.); rhyming anthem (Inagua, San Sal.) [of. RHYME and ANTHEM] n. a kind of religious song sung in three parts: 1978 (Bethel 106). ...

  • Definitions starting with R: rice
    Entry: See STICK LIKE WHITE ON RICE. ...

  • Definitions starting with R: rice bird
    Entry: (Black); rise bird (White) [cf. Gul. rice bud black bird (Rhame 1933:43);W3 rice bird any of several small birds common in rice fields] n. 1. a bird (sp.?): 1731 ...

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