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  • Definitions starting with G: god-brother, god-sister
    Entry: [Car.; OED, one with the same godparents as another obs. →1571, →1496] n. terms of address to the other children of one's godparents: 1966 (Otterbein 133). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with G: gordy, goddy
    Entry: /góhdi/ [W Car,; cf. Scots, North goddy idem EDD, but also Kongo ngudi mother (Carter p.c.)] n. an affectionate term of address for one's godmother or other older, ...

  • Definitions starting with G: gramma
    Entry: /gramá/, grooma /grumá/ [from godmother + Scots from Fr. comère godmother CSD; cf. Guy. macmay (Yansen 22), Trin. macomeh idem (Ottley 18) from ma comcère] n. a term of address ...

  • Definitions starting with G: granny
    Entry: n. 1. [also US Black (Walker 1956:164), US dial. South ADD; cf. Scots granny an old woman CSD] a midwife: 1966 (Otterbein 66). (Gen.) 2.    [cf. GRANNY-CHILD; Cf. Réunion Cr. ...

  • Definitions starting with T: take
    Entry: /tek/ [Atlantic pronunciation from Bit. dial. North, West EDD; also US Black ADD] v. 1. to take: A ga tak' ya head fo' okra soup (Brown ...

  • Definitions starting with J: Jacko
    Entry: [W Car. a credulous person; cf. also JACK 2] n. 1. a somewhat contemptuous term of address: Jacko --da's what you call a guy who ...

  • Definitions starting with T: tell-bill-willy
    Entry: <Eleu., Exuma>; tell-bull-billy <White> [from its cry; cf. TELL-TALE] n. 1. a bird, the common stilt (Himantopus himantopus): 1972 (Patterson 66). = RED SHANK, SOLDIER ...

  • Definitions starting with R: Religion
    Entry: The Bahamas is a very Christian country; the largest groups are the Baptists (29%), the Anglicans or PISTABLES (23%), the Roman Catholics (22%), and smaller ...

  • Definitions starting with R: rev
    Entry: [OED "abbrev. for reverend" (used with surname)] n. a familar but respectful term of address to a protestant minister, comparable to doc: The rev say ...

  • Definitions starting with T: throw
    Entry: /trow/ v. 1. [OED, to shoot, as a missile engine] to shoot (an arrow): 1966 Jack had about three arrow...he throw the first one (Crowley ...

  • Definitions starting with T: titta, titty
    Entry:  [Atlantic; cf. Brit. dial. North, Scots titty young girl, sister and Vai titi name given to a small girl whose name is unknown (Hancock 1971:548), ...

  • Definitions starting with S: sister
    Entry: [Car., US Black DAS] n. a polite term of address to an unrelated female (usually of the speaker's generation; can have a sexual connotation when ...

  • Definitions starting with S: sistern
    Entry: [cf. SISTER; probably by analogy to brethren, but cf. OED sistern sisters obs.→1550 and "a vulgar pronunciation sometimes heard from uneducated preachers at the [US] ...

  • Definitions starting with S: spoogie
    Entry: /spúwgi/ (Black); spooks /spuwks/ (Eleu.) [cf. Vir. splucka idem (Seaman), US dial. South spark idem WSC; cf. also SPROGIE] n. 1. girlfriend. 2. term of address to one's girlfriend. ...

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