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  • Definitions starting with S: scow
    Entry: (Exuma, White); scouch (Eleu., Andros) [cf. W3 scow flat-bottomed boat with square ends; OED scow a small boat made of willows covered with skins] n. a floating cage six to ...

  • Definitions starting with S: sea tinnicky
    Entry: [etym?, but cf. Guy. tengaleh pincers of a crab (Yansen 27)] n. a blue sea crab. (White, Cat) ...

  • Definitions starting with S: S.E.C.'s
    Entry: /es iy siyz/ [etym? but cf. Fr. sec dry, possibly from Haitian goods] n. dry goods, as blankets, clothing, furniture, sent from abroad. (Eleu., Cat.) ...

  • Definitions starting with S: see-me-no-more
    Entry: n. 1. the popular name of a Nassau cemetery. (Gen.) 2. a game of tag around a boat, played by swimmers (Mayag., Cat) ...

  • Definitions starting with S: seersucker
    Entry: [W3 cloth with stripes alternately flat and puckered; from dark and light green venation of leaves] n. a shrub, Pseudocarpidium wrightii: 1977 (Patterson 65). (Exuma, ...

  • Definitions starting with T: tree-root
    Entry: n. the foot of a tree: 1918 Bur Dog [went] to the tree-root, say "Bur Cat!" (Parsons 124). <Black> ...

  • Definitions starting with T: tropic
    Entry: /trówpik/ [cf. OED tropic bird idem] n. the white-tailed tropic bird, Phaethon lepturus: 1731 The Tropick Bird (Catesby II 114). 1972 Locally they are known ...

  • Definitions starting with T: true-true
    Entry:  [Car.; cf. Sra. troe-troe indeed WST; also Gul. (Gonzales 1924:217); by reduplication of true] adj. genuine: 1969 It ain't a true-true dinghy (Dupuch II). 1979 ...

  • Definitions starting with T: trumpet flower
    Entry: [from its shape] n. the yellow elder, Stenolobium stans: 1731 (Catesby 65). 1920 Trumpet flower. . .Tecoma stans (Britton 397). 1972 The trumpet flower (Stenolobium ...

  • Definitions starting with T: truth
    Entry: [W Car.; from predicate n., reanalyzed as adj.] adj. true: 1966 Oh, John, is that truth? (Crowley 108). <Inagua, Mayag.> ...

  • Definitions starting with T: tulip
    Entry: [OED different sp.] n. a woody plant, Catharanthus roseus, with white or pink flowers: 1920 (Britton 336). = OLD MAID, SWEET WILLIAM ...

  • Definitions starting with T: tumble-turds
    Entry: [DAE idem 1737→, OED 1754→, DJE 1756→] n. Obs. the dung beetle, Scarabeus carnifex: 1731 (Catesby II 111). ...

  • Definitions starting with T: tune-tune
    Entry: [by reduplication of tune] n. the concertina: 1918 He forgot an' lef' his tune-tune [concertina] (Parsons 109). <San Sal., Mayag.> ...

  • Definitions starting with S: Seven-Day people
    Entry: [by simplification of final consonant cluster of seventh] n. Seventh-Day Adventists: These Seven-Day people does do some odd things, boy! (Nassau). Also Seven-Day man, woman, ...

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