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  • Definitions starting with C: crawl, craw, kraal
    Entry: [Car.; from colonial Dutch kraal from Port. curral pen W3, influenced by crawl] n. 1. a pen built in shallow water to keep turtles, conchs, fish, etc. ...

  • Definitions starting with C: crawler
    Entry: [craw/ + -er agent suffix cf. flipper] n. the leg of a lobster or turtle: 1918 B'o' Lobster Caught begot so much crawlers he can get ...

  • Definitions starting with D: dug, dog
    Entry:   /do(h)g/ [DHS dugs a woman's breasts or nipples.. .vulg.; from appearance: cf. CONCH BURRY idem] n. the small black protrusions on the soft body ...

  • Definitions starting with G: goat pepper
    Entry: [W Car.; "has a goat-like odour" DJE; cf. also Réunion Cr. Fr. pímakabri (lit, pepper goat) piment sphérique (Chaudenson 1974:85)] n. a variety of chili pepper (Capsicum sp.) which ...

  • Definitions starting with G: grains
    Entry: /greynz/ (Mayag., Inagua, White); grainse /greyns/ (Eleu., San Sal.); grange /greynj/ (Exuma) [cf. W Car, grange idem; cf. OED grain a prong of a fork obs., pl. ...

  • Definitions starting with J: jook, juck, juke
    Entry: /juk/ [Atlantic (cf. Krio, Cam. chuk idem); "cf. Fulani jukka pokè ... perhaps reinforced by Port. chocar push, thrust" DJE II; cf. also SA druk ...

  • Definitions starting with R: reef conch
    Entry: [from habitat] n. a variety of conch (Strombus sp.). (Gen.) ...

  • Definitions starting with T: thick-lip
    Entry: /tik lip/ [DJE idem, cf. THIN-LIP] n. a variety of conch, Strombus sp. cf. BROAD-LIP CONCH ...

  • Definitions starting with T: thin-lip
    Entry: /tín lip/ [cf. THICK LIP] n. a variety of conch, Strombus sp.  <Black>. ...

  • Definitions starting with S: sambo conch
    Entry: (Mayag.); samba conch (Andros, Exuma) [cf. SAMBO 2, froma dark color] n. ...

  • Definitions starting with S: scorch(ed) conch
    Entry:  [cf. scorch v. 1] n. conch, made tender by repeated scoring, and eaten raw: 1971 Conch . . . as a salad, as fritters, cracked, boiled, stewed, or ...

  • Definitions starting with S: screw conch
    Entry: [in reference to more pronounced spiral at the tip of the shell] n. a variety of conch (Strombus sp.): 1928 The screw conch is used by fishermen ...

  • Definitions starting with T: twist conch
    Entry: [see quot.] n, a variety of conch (Strombus sp.): 1888 The Twist Conch is very rare. . it is regular in shape and mottled with ...

  • Definitions starting with S: slop
    Entry:  n. Also slops [OED, refuse liquid, usu. pl.] the intestines and other refuse from a conch: 1977 The "slops" are taken off, and the conchs ...

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