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  • Definitions starting with B: bay thyme
    Entry: n. a seashore vine (sp?) with leaves resembling thyme. cf. BAY ARRANGIA (Andros, White) ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bay vine
    Entry: [from habitat and form, but cf. /vayn/ to wind] n. a seashore vine, probably Ipomea pes-caprae. cf. BAY WINDERS, BAY HOP, BEACH MORNING GLORY, SEASIDE ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bay winders
    Entry: [cf. BAY VINE] n. a seashore vine, Ipomea pes-caprae, with purple flowers resem-bling morning glories. = BAY HOP, BEACH MORNING GLORY cf. BAY VINE (Exuma, ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bay wormwood
    Entry: n. a seashore shrub, Croton linearis: 1920 (Britton 223). = GRANNY BUSH (Inagua) ...

  • Definitions starting with B: be (1)
    Entry: [Car., US Black; from use after iterative marker DOES, later lost (Rickford 1974:96ff.)] v. 1. to be (habitually): 1929 I goes down dere, no matter ...

  • Definitions starting with B: beach up
    Entry: [cf. OED beach v.t. to run or haul (a vessel) up on the beach] v.i. of boats, fish, etc.: to be driven up on the ...

  • Definitions starting with B: beastes
    Entry: /bíysaz/ [cf. Gul. beasties (Parsons 1923: 80), US Black beas's (Benardete 1932:362); from simplification of final consonant cluster to beas', then addition of post-sibilant plural ...

  • Definitions starting with B: beat (2)
    Entry: v. to strike, in the following phrases: beat around the bush [cf. US idiom and BUSH forest] phr. to live a hand-to-mouth existence with no ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bed grass
    Entry: n. a soft grass, Andropogon glomeratus, dried and used to stuff mattresses: 1910 Passed through a tract covered with what the men called "bed grass", ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bed-stern
    Entry: /bed ston/ [from bedstead + stern rear of ship] n. the foot-board of a bedstead. cf. BESTARD (Gen.) ...

  • Definitions starting with B: beeby
    Entry: See BIBBY ...

  • Definitions starting with B: beef
    Entry: n. 1. [cf. 1811 DVT "To be in a woman's beef: to have carnal knowledge of her"] vagina: Look at the girl beef na! Specially ...

  • Definitions starting with B: beef bush
    Entry: [DJE different sp.; from the reddish color of its wood] n. a shrub: 1910 Beef bush . . . Tecoma bahamensis (Northrop 182). 1920 Beef ...

  • Definitions starting with B: beef-of-the-sea
    Entry: [in reference to its meat] n. the loggerhead turtle. cf. MUTTON-OF-THE-SEA, VEAL-OF-THE-SEA (Adelaide) ...

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