This is a compilation of all the words in E. C. L. Adams's original glossaries to Congaree Sketches and Nigger to Nigger. The editor's additions are clearly marked.
a: have, as in "must a wrop he arm" for "must have wrapped his arm." Often a slurring sound of indefinite or no independent meaning.
ain' or ain't: am not, are not, did not, do not, is not, etc.
ain' kin: cannot.
aints: is not.
ainty: isn't it.
ambiere: tobacco juice or spittle from a pipe.
angle up: mixed up, confused.
angled up: mixed up, confused.
apple (in de white folks' yard): highly thought of.
axe: ask, ax.
big-doin': pompous, bullying, showing off.
brass ankles: white trash (or light-skinned Negroes, ed.).