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  • Definitions starting with S: small white sage
    Entry: n. an aromatic plant, Salvia serotina, used medicinally: 1978 (Higgs 8). = CATNIP, WHITE CATNIP 2 ...

  • Definitions starting with S: snook
    Entry: v. 1. [US dial. idem ADD] to steal. (Black) 2. to catch a turtle by rolling it on its back. (Nassau, San Sal.) ...

  • Definitions starting with S: so
    Entry: adv. 1. [Car.; "from English so … but sometimes with concurrent influence of African words and syntax—e.g. of Twi sò thus" DJE] thus (after adj. and ...

  • Definitions starting with S: soso
    Entry: [Pan-Creole; cf. Negro Dutch súsu, LA Fr. soso, Port. Cr. soso, Atlantic Eng. Cr. soso, which seem to be a reduplication of Port. só only, but may ...

  • Definitions starting with S: sow
    Entry: [cf. OED sow-cat female cat, also US dial. South ADD] n. the female (e.g. of crabs and cats; not used of hogs by some). (Eleu., White) ...

  • Definitions starting with S: sow-fish
    Entry: (Andros); sow-grunt (San Sal.); sow-mouth (Cat, Crooked) n. the small-mouth grunt, Haemulon chrysargyreum. ...

  • Definitions starting with S: Spain-Spain
    Entry: [from its cry] n. a bird, the blue-grey gnatcatcher (Polioptila caerulea): 1940 (Bond 178, p.c.). = CAT BIRD, CHEW BIRD, COTTON BIRD (Inagua) ...

  • Definitions starting with S: Spanish
    Entry: [Car.; from lighter-skinned Spanish-speakers being considered RED] adj. of a color from red to tan to gold (in compound words). Spanish calalu [DJE idem] n. pokeweed, Phytolacca ...

  • Definitions starting with S: spider web
    Entry: [from appearance] 1. a plant, the SPIDER LILY. (Andros, Adelaide) 2. a style of plaiting STRAW¹ (Wyannie Malone Museum). (White, Cat, Long) ...

  • Definitions starting with S: spilligate
    Entry: [etym. uncertain, but cf. OED spiflicate to confound, and PIFLICATED very drunk] v. to have a good time out on the town: My brother forever goin' spilligatin' (Nassau). ...

  • Definitions starting with S: spliff
    Entry: [cf. DJE splif a smoke of ganja, a ganja cigarette "cf. US slang spifflicate to make drunk, to bewilder"; DAS idem] n. a large marijuana cigarette: Spliff ...

  • Definitions starting with S: Sponging
    Entry: Catching sponges for export was a major industry in the Bahamas until the 1930's. Many varieties of these marine animals were found on the shallow banks of ...

  • Definitions starting with S: stand
    Entry: v. 1. [Atlantic; cf. OED with force of copula in stand godfather, stand alone, etc.; cf. Brit. dial. North stand (of circumstances) to be EDD] to be (a ...

  • Definitions starting with S: staple
    Entry: [OED, storehouse for provisions obs. → 1688] n. barn: 1966 In the staple he catch one of the biggest [goats] (Crowley 84). (Black) ...

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