A child that is a female
Patois: Mi hate dat gyal, shes di dawta of ah witch
English: I hate that girl, she's the daughter of a witch
Child or children
Someone who is a child. To pluralize "pickney", add "dem" to the end, e.g. "pickney dem"
Patois: Di pickney dem very naughty, dem mus bi punished
English: The children are very naughty, they must be punished
Witchcraft or black magic.
Patois: Mi cyaan get ova har, its like shi obeah mi
English: I can't get over her, its like she cast a spell on me