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  • Definitions starting with S: sweet-bread and butter, come for supper
    Entry: [etym?] n. a game: 1977 This game was played by one girl hiding an object, usually a small branch . . . The one who found it ...

  • Definitions starting with S: sweet william
    Entry: [OED, W3, DJE different sp.] n. a plant, Catharanthus roseus, with a woody stem and white or pink flowers: 1920 (Britton 336). = TULIP, OLD MAID ...

  • Definitions starting with C: Conky Joe, Conchy Joe
    Entry: [cf. CONCH 2, CONKY 1 + Joe anyone (e.g. G.I. Joe, Joe Blow, etc.)] n. a Bahamian white or near-white (about equivalent in emotional force ...

  • Definitions starting with A: alligator tree
    Entry: [cf. preceding] n. the avocado tree: 1976 Gather the leaves. . . from the alligator tree. . . to make the pear-leaf tea (Eneas 13). ...

  • Definitions starting with P: porg, pawg
    Entry: /pohg/ [cf. PORGIE] n. a fish, Iridio bivittatus. = BLUE RAINBOW, GILLEMBO, SLIPPERY DICK (Nassau) ...

  • Definitions starting with L: Language
    Entry: Bahamian terms referring to language suggest that Bahamians had a very accurate perception of the linguistic realities of their country long before linguists started trying ...

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