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  • Jaal goat Dictionary J - A species of wild goat (Capra Nubiana) found in the mountains of Abyssinia, Upper Egypt, and Arabia; - called also beden, and jaela.
  • Jab Dictionary J - verb transitive To thrust; to stab; to punch. See Job, v. t.
  • Jabbered Dictionary J - imperative & past particle of Jabber.
  • Jabbering Dictionary J - past particle & verb noun of Jabber.
  • Jabber Dictionary J - intransitive verb To talk rapidly, indistinctly, or unintelligibly; to utter gibberish or nonsense; to chatter.
  • Jabberingly Dictionary J - adverb In a jabbering manner.
  • Jabberment Dictionary J - noun Jabber.
  • Jabbernowl Dictionary J - noun Same as Jobbernowl.
  • Jabiru Dictionary J - noun One of several large wading birds of the genera Mycteria and Xenorhynchus, allied to the storks in form and habits.
  • Jaborandi Dictionary J - noun The native name of a South American rutaceous shrub (Pilocarpus pennatifolius). The leaves are used in medicine as an diaphoretic and sialogogue.
  • Jaborine Dictionary J - noun An alkaloid found in jaborandi leaves, from which it is extracted as a white amorphous substance. In its action it resembles atropine.
  • Jabot Dictionary J - noun Originally, a kind of ruffle worn by men on the bosom of the shirt.
  • Jacamar Dictionary J - noun Any one of numerous species of tropical American birds of the genus Galbula and allied genera. They are allied to the kingfishers, but climb on tree trunks like nuthatches, and feed upon insects. Their colors are often brilliant.
  • Jacana Dictionary J - noun Any of several wading birds belonging to the genus Jacana and several allied genera, all of which have spurs on the wings. They are able to run about over floating water weeds by means of their very long, spreading toes. Called also surgeon bird.
  • Jacaranda Dictionary J - noun The native Brazilian name for certain leguminous trees, which produce the beautiful woods called king wood, tiger wood, and violet wood.
  • Jacare Dictionary J - noun A cayman. See Yacare.
  • Jacchus Dictionary J - noun The common marmoset (Hapale vulgaris). Formerly, the name was also applied to other species of the same genus.
  • Jacconet Dictionary J - noun See Jaconet.
  • Jacent Dictionary J - adjective Lying at length; as, the jacent posture.
  • Jacinth Dictionary J - noun See Hyacinth.
  • Jack Dictionary J - noun A large tree, the Artocarpus integrifolia, common in the East Indies, closely allied to the breadfruit, from which it differs in having its leaves entire. The fruit is of great size, weighing from thirty to forty pounds, and through its soft fibrous matter are scattered the seeds, which are roasted and eaten. The wood is of a yellow color, fine grain, and rather heavy, and is much used in cabinetwork. It is also used for dyeing a brilliant yellow.
  • Jack-a-dandy Dictionary J - noun A little dandy; a little, foppish, impertinent fellow.
  • Jackal Dictionary J - noun Any one of several species of carnivorous animals inhabiting Africa and Asia, related to the dog and wolf. They are cowardly, nocturnal, and gregarious. They feed largely on carrion, and are noted for their piercing and dismal howling.
  • Jack-a-lent Dictionary J - noun A small stuffed puppet to be pelted in Lent; hence, a simple fellow.
  • Jackanapes Dictionary J - noun A monkey; an ape.
  • Jackass Dictionary J - noun The male ass; a donkey.
  • Jackdaw Dictionary J - noun See Daw, n.
  • Jackeen Dictionary J - noun A drunken, dissolute fellow.
  • Jacket Dictionary J - noun A short upper garment, extending downward to the hips; a short coat without skirts.
  • Jacketed Dictionary J - adjective Wearing, or furnished with, a jacket.
  • Jacketing Dictionary J - noun The material of a jacket; as, nonconducting jacketing.
  • Jack Ketch Dictionary J - A public executioner, or hangman.
  • Jackknife Dictionary J - noun A large, strong clasp knife for the pocket; a pocket knife.
  • Jackmen Dictionary J - pleural of Jackman.
  • Jackman Dictionary J - noun One wearing a jack; a horse soldier; a retainer. See 3d Jack, n.
  • Jack-o'-lantern Dictionary J - noun See Jack-with-a-lantern, under 2d Jack.
  • Jackpudding Dictionary J - noun A merry-andrew; a buffoon.
  • Jacksaw Dictionary J - noun The merganser.
  • Jackscrew Dictionary J - noun A jack in which a screw is used for lifting, or exerting pressure. See Illust. of 2d Jack, n., 5.
  • Jackslave Dictionary J - noun A low servant; a mean fellow.
  • Jacksmith Dictionary J - noun A smith who makes jacks. See 2d Jack, 4, c.
  • Jacksnipe Dictionary J - noun A small European snipe (Limnocryptes gallinula); - called also judcock, jedcock, juddock, jed, and half snipe.
  • Jackstay Dictionary J - noun A rail of wood or iron stretching along a yard of a vessel, to which the sails are fastened.
  • Jackstone Dictionary J - noun One of the pebbles or pieces used in the game of jackstones.
  • Jackstraw Dictionary J - noun An effigy stuffed with straw; a scarecrow; hence, a man without property or influence.
  • Jackwood Dictionary J - noun Wood of the jack (Artocarpus integrifolia), used in cabinetwork.
  • Jacob Dictionary J - noun A Hebrew patriarch (son of Isaac, and ancestor of the Jews), who in a vision saw a ladder reaching up to heaven (Gen. xxviii. 12); - also called Israel.
  • Jacobaean lily Dictionary J - A bulbous plant (Amaryllis, / Sprekelia, formosissima) from Mexico. It bears a single, large, deep, red, lilylike flower.
  • Jacobean Dictionary J - adjective Alt. of Jacobian.
  • Jacobian Dictionary J - adjective Of or pertaining to a style of architecture and decoration in the time of James the First, of England.
  • Jacobin Dictionary J - noun A Dominican friar; - so named because, before the French Revolution, that order had a convent in the Rue St. Jacques, Paris.
  • Jacobine Dictionary J - noun A Jacobin.
  • Jacobinic Dictionary J - adjective Alt. of Jacobinical.
  • Jacobinical Dictionary J - adjective Of or pertaining to the Jacobins of France; revolutionary; of the nature of, or characterized by, Jacobinism.
  • Jacobinism Dictionary J - noun The principles of the Jacobins; violent and factious opposition to legitimate government.
  • Jacobinized Dictionary J - imperative & past particle of Jacobinize.
  • Jacobinizing Dictionary J - past particle & verb noun of Jacobinize.
  • Jacobinize Dictionary J - verb transitive To taint with, or convert to, Jacobinism.
  • Jacobite Dictionary J - noun A partisan or adherent of James the Second, after his abdication, or of his descendants, an opposer of the revolution in 1688 in favor of William and Mary.
  • Jacobitic Dictionary J - adjective Alt. of Jacobitical.
  • Jacobitical Dictionary J - adjective Of or pertaining to the Jacobites; characterized by Jacobitism.
  • Jacobitism Dictionary J - noun The principles of the Jacobites.
  • Jacobuses Dictionary J - pleural of Jacobus.
  • Jacobus Dictionary J - noun An English gold coin, of the value of twenty-five shillings sterling, struck in the reign of James I.
  • Jaconet Dictionary J - noun A thin cotton fabric, between and muslin, used for dresses, neckcloths, etc.
  • Jacquard Dictionary J - adjective Pertaining to, or invented by, Jacquard, a French mechanician, who died in 1834.
  • Jacqueminot Dictionary J - noun A half-hardy, deep crimson rose of the remontant class; - so named after General Jacqueminot, of France.
  • Jacquerie Dictionary J - noun The name given to a revolt of French peasants against the nobles in 1358, the leader assuming the contemptuous title, Jacques Bonhomme, given by the nobles to the peasantry. Hence, any revolt of peasants.
  • Jactancy Dictionary J - noun A boasting; a bragging.
  • Jactation Dictionary J - noun A throwing or tossing of the body; a shaking or agitation.
  • Jactitation Dictionary J - noun Vain boasting or assertions repeated to the prejudice of another's right; false claim.
  • Jaculable Dictionary J - adjective Fit for throwing.
  • Jaculated Dictionary J - imperative & past particle of Jaculate.
  • Jaculating Dictionary J - past particle & verb noun of Jaculate.
  • Jaculate Dictionary J - verb transitive To throw or cast, as a dart; to throw out; to emit.
  • Jaculation Dictionary J - noun The act of tossing, throwing, or hurling, as spears.
  • Jaculator Dictionary J - One who throws or casts.
  • Jaculatory Dictionary J - adjective Darting or throwing out suddenly; also, suddenly thrown out; uttered in short sentences; ejaculatory; as, jaculatory prayers.
  • Jadding Dictionary J - noun See Holing.
  • Jade Dictionary J - noun A stone, commonly of a pale to dark green color but sometimes whitish. It is very hard and compact, capable of fine polish, and is used for ornamental purposes and for implements, esp. in Eastern countries and among many early peoples.
  • Jaded Dictionary J - imperative & past particle of Jade.
  • Jading Dictionary J - past particle & verb noun of Jade.
  • Jadeite Dictionary J - noun See Jade, the stone.
  • Jadery Dictionary J - noun The tricks of a jade.
  • Jadish Dictionary J - adjective Vicious; ill-tempered; resembling a jade; - applied to a horse.
  • Jaeger Dictionary J - noun See Jager.
  • Jag Dictionary J - noun A notch; a cleft; a barb; a ragged or sharp protuberance; a denticulation.
  • Jagged Dictionary J - imperative & past particle of Jag.
  • Jagging Dictionary J - past particle & verb noun of Jag.
  • Jaganatha Dictionary J - noun Alt. of Jaganatha.
  • Jager Dictionary J - noun A sharpshooter. See Yager.
  • Jagg Dictionary J - verb transitive & noun See Jag.
  • Jagger Dictionary J - noun One who carries about a small load; a peddler. See 2d Jag.
  • Jaggery Dictionary J - noun Raw palm sugar, made in the East Indies by evaporating the fresh juice of several kinds of palm trees, but specifically that of the palmyra (Borassus flabelliformis).
  • Jaggy Dictionary J - adjective Having jags; set with teeth; notched; uneven; as, jaggy teeth.
  • Jaghir Dictionary J - noun A village or district the government and revenues of which are assigned to some person, usually in consideration of some service to be rendered, esp. the maintenance of troops.
  • Jaghirdar Dictionary J - noun The holder of a jaghir.
  • Jagua palm Dictionary J - A great Brazilian palm (Maximiliana regia), having immense spathes which are used for baskets and tubs.
  • Jaguar Dictionary J - noun A large and powerful feline animal (Felis onca), ranging from Texas and Mexico to Patagonia. It is usually brownish yellow, with large, dark, somewhat angular rings, each generally inclosing one or two dark spots. It is chiefly arboreal in its habits. Called also the American tiger.
  • Jaguarondi Dictionary J - noun A South American wild cat (Felis jaguarondi), having a long, slim body and very short legs. Its color is grayish brown, varied with a blackish hue. It is arboreal in its habits and feeds mostly on birds.
  • Jah Dictionary J - noun Jehovah.
  • Jail Dictionary J - noun A kind of prison; a building for the confinement of persons held in lawful custody, especially for minor offenses or with reference to some future judicial proceeding.
  • Jailer Dictionary J - noun The keeper of a jail or prison.
  • Jain Dictionary J - noun Alt. of Jaina.
  • Jaina Dictionary J - noun One of a numerous sect in British India, holding the tenets of Jainism.
  • Jainism Dictionary J - noun The heterodox Hindoo religion, of which the most striking features are the exaltation of saints or holy mortals, called jins, above the ordinary Hindoo gods, and the denial of the divine origin and infallibility of the Vedas. It is intermediate between Brahmanism and Buddhism, having some things in common with each.
  • Jairou Dictionary J - noun The ahu or Asiatic gazelle.
  • Jak Dictionary J - noun see Ils Jack.
  • Jakes Dictionary J - noun A privy.
  • Jakie Dictionary J - noun A South American striped frog (Pseudis paradoxa), remarkable for having a tadpole larger than the adult, and hence called also paradoxical frog.
  • Jako Dictionary J - noun An African parrot (Psittacus erithacus), very commonly kept as a cage bird; - called also gray parrot.
  • Jakwood Dictionary J - noun See Jackwood.
  • Jalap Dictionary J - noun The tubers of the Mexican plant Ipomoea purga (or Exogonium purga), a climber much like the morning-glory. The abstract, extract, and powder, prepared from the tubers, are well known purgative medicines. Other species of Ipomoea yield several inferior kinds of jalap, as the I. Orizabensis, and I. tuberosa.
  • Jalapic Dictionary J - adjective Of or pertaining to jalap.
  • Jalapin Dictionary J - noun A glucoside found in the stems of the jalap plant and scammony. It is a strong purgative.
  • Jalons Dictionary J - noun plural Long poles, topped with wisps of straw, used as landmarks and signals.
  • Jalousie Dictionary J - noun A Venetian or slatted inside window blind.
  • Jalousied Dictionary J - adjective Furnished with jalousies; as, jalousied porches.
  • Jam Dictionary J - noun A kind of frock for children.
  • Jammed Dictionary J - imperative & past particle of Jam.
  • Jamming Dictionary J - past particle & verb noun of Jam.
  • Jamacina Dictionary J - noun Jamaicine.
  • Jamadar Dictionary J - noun Same as Jemidar.
  • Jamaica Dictionary J - noun One of the West India is islands.
  • Jamaican Dictionary J - adjective Of or pertaining to Jamaica.
  • Jamaicine Dictionary J - noun An alkaloid said to be contained in the bark of Geoffroya inermis, a leguminous tree growing in Jamaica and Surinam; - called also jamacina.
  • Jamb Dictionary J - noun The vertical side of any opening, as a door or fireplace; hence, less properly, any narrow vertical surface of wall, as the of a chimney-breast or of a pier, as distinguished from its face.
  • Jambee Dictionary J - noun A fashionable cane.
  • Jambes Dictionary J - noun Alt. of Jambeux.
  • Jambeux Dictionary J - noun In the Middle Ages, armor for the legs below the knees.
  • Jambolana Dictionary J - noun A myrtaceous tree of the West Indies and tropical America (Calyptranthes Jambolana), with astringent bark, used for dyeing. It bears an edible fruit.
  • Jamdani Dictionary J - noun A silk fabric, with a woven pattern of sprigs of flowers.
  • Jamesonite Dictionary J - noun A steel-gray mineral, of metallic luster, commonly fibrous massive. It is a sulphide of antimony and lead, with a little iron.
  • James's powder Dictionary J - Antimonial powder, first prepared by Dr. James, ar English physician; - called also fever powder.
  • Jamestown weed Dictionary J - The poisonous thorn apple or stramonium (Datura stramonium), a rank weed early noticed at Jamestown, Virginia. See Datura.
  • Jan Dictionary J - noun One of intermediate order between angels and men.
  • Jane Dictionary J - noun A coin of Genoa; any small coin.
  • Jane-of-apes Dictionary J - noun A silly, pert girl; - corresponding to jackanapes.
  • Jangled Dictionary J - imperative & past particle of Jangle.
  • Jangling Dictionary J - past particle & verb noun of Jangle.
  • Jangle Dictionary J - intransitive verb To sound harshly or discordantly, as bells out of tune.
  • Jangler Dictionary J - noun An idle talker; a babbler; a prater.
  • Jangleress Dictionary J - noun A female prater or babbler.
  • Janglery Dictionary J - noun Jangling.
  • Janissary Dictionary J - noun See Janizary.
  • Janitor Dictionary J - noun A door-keeper; a porter; one who has the care of a public building, or a building occupied for offices, suites of rooms, etc.
  • Janitress Dictionary J - noun Alt. of Janitrix.
  • Janitrix Dictionary J - noun A female janitor.
  • Janizar Dictionary J - noun A janizary.
  • Janizarian Dictionary J - adjective Of or pertaining to the janizaries, or their government.
  • Janizaries Dictionary J - pleural of Janizary.
  • Janizary Dictionary J - noun A soldier of a privileged military class, which formed the nucleus of the Turkish infantry, but was suppressed in 1826.
  • Janker Dictionary J - noun A long pole on two wheels, used in hauling logs.
  • Jansenism Dictionary J - noun The doctrine of Jansen regarding free will and divine grace.
  • Jansenist Dictionary J - noun A follower of Cornelius Jansen, a Roman Catholic bishop of Ypres, in Flanders, in the 17th century, who taught certain doctrines denying free will and the possibility of resisting divine grace.
  • Jant Dictionary J - intransitive verb See Jaunt.
  • Janthina Dictionary J - noun See Ianthina.
  • Jantily Dictionary J - adverb See Jauntily.
  • Jantiness Dictionary J - noun See Jauntiness.
  • Jantu Dictionary J - noun A machine of great antiquity, used in Bengal for raising water to irrigate land.
  • Janty Dictionary J - adjective See Jaunty.
  • January Dictionary J - noun The first month of the year, containing thirty-one days.
  • Janus Dictionary J - noun A Latin deity represented with two faces looking in opposite directions. Numa is said to have dedicated to Janus the covered passage at Rome, near the Forum, which is usually called the Temple of Janus. This passage was open in war and closed in peace.
  • Janus-faced Dictionary J - adjective Double-faced; deceitful.
  • Janus-headed Dictionary J - adjective Double-headed.
  • Japan Dictionary J - noun Work varnished and figured in the Japanese manner; also, the varnish or lacquer used in japanning.
  • Japanned Dictionary J - imperative & past particle of Japan.
  • Japanning Dictionary J - past particle & verb noun of Japan.
  • Japanese Dictionary J - adjective Of or pertaining to Japan, or its inhabitants.
  • Japanner Dictionary J - noun One who varnishes in the manner of the Japanese, or one skilled in the art.
  • Japannish Dictionary J - adjective After the manner of the Japanese; resembling japanned articles.
  • Jape Dictionary J - intransitive verb To jest; to play tricks; to jeer.
  • Japer Dictionary J - noun A jester; a buffoon.
  • Japery Dictionary J - noun Jesting; buffoonery.
  • Japhethite Dictionary J - noun A Japhetite.
  • Japhetic Dictionary J - adjective Pertaining to, or derived from, Japheth, one of the sons of Noah; as, Japhetic nations, the nations of Europe and Northern Asia; Japhetic languages.
  • Japhetite Dictionary J - noun A descendant of Japheth.
  • Japonica Dictionary J - noun A species of Camellia (Camellia Japonica), a native of Japan, bearing beautiful red or white flowers. Many other genera have species of the same name.
  • Jar Dictionary J - noun A turn. Only in phrase..
  • Jarred Dictionary J - imperative & past particle of Jar.
  • jarring Dictionary J - past particle & verb noun of Jar.
  • Jararaca Dictionary J - noun A poisonous serpent of Brazil (Bothrops jararaca), about eighteen inches long, and of a dusky, brownish color, variegated with red and black spots.
  • Jarble Dictionary J - verb transitive To wet; to bemire.
  • Jardiniere Dictionary J - noun An ornamental stand or receptacle for plants, flowers, etc., used as a piece of decorative furniture in room.
  • Jards Dictionary J - noun A callous tumor on the leg of a horse, below the hock.
  • Jargle Dictionary J - intransitive verb To emit a harsh or discordant sound.
  • Jargon Dictionary J - noun Confused, unintelligible language; gibberish; hence, an artificial idiom or dialect; cant language; slang.
  • Jargoned Dictionary J - imperative & past particle of Jargon.
  • Jargoning Dictionary J - past particle & verb noun of Jargon.
  • Jargonelle Dictionary J - noun A variety of pear which ripens early.
  • Jargonic Dictionary J - adjective Of or pertaining to the mineral jargon.
  • Jargonist Dictionary J - noun One addicted to jargon; one who uses cant or slang.
  • Jarl Dictionary J - noun A chief; an earl; in English history, one of the leaders in the Danish and Norse invasions.
  • Jarnut Dictionary J - noun An earthnut.
  • Jarosite Dictionary J - noun An ocher-yellow mineral occurring on minute rhombohedral crystals. It is a hydrous sulphate of iron and potash.
  • Jar-owl Dictionary J - noun The goatsucker.
  • Jarrah Dictionary J - noun The mahoganylike wood of the Australian Eucalyptus marginata. See Eucalyptus.
  • Jarringly Dictionary J - adverb In a jarring or discordant manner.
  • Jarvey Dictionary J - noun Alt. of Jarvy.
  • Jarvy Dictionary J - noun The driver of a hackney coach.
  • Jasey Dictionary J - noun A wig; - so called, perhaps, from being made of, or resembling, Jersey yarn.
  • Jashawk Dictionary J - noun A young hawk.
  • Jasmine Dictionary J - noun A shrubby plant of the genus Jasminum, bearing flowers of a peculiarly fragrant odor. The J. officinale, common in the south of Europe, bears white flowers. The Arabian jasmine is J. Sambac, and, with J. angustifolia, comes from the East Indies. The yellow false jasmine in the Gelseminum sempervirens (see Gelsemium). Several other plants are called jasmine in the West Indies, as species of Calotropis and Faramea.
  • Jasp Dictionary J - noun Jasper.
  • Jaspachate Dictionary J - noun Agate jasper.
  • Jasper Dictionary J - noun An opaque, impure variety of quartz, of red, yellow, and other dull colors, breaking with a smooth surface. It admits of a high polish, and is used for vases, seals, snuff boxes, etc. When the colors are in stripes or bands, it is called striped / banded jasper. The Egyptian pebble is a brownish yellow jasper.
  • Jasperated Dictionary J - adjective mixed with jasper; containing particles of jasper; as, jasperated agate.
  • Jasperize Dictionary J - verb transitive To convert into, or make to resemble, jasper.
  • Jaspery Dictionary J - adjective Of the nature of jasper; mixed with jasper.
  • Jaspidean Dictionary J - adjective Alt. of Jaspideous.
  • Jaspideous Dictionary J - adjective Consisting of jasper, or containing jasper; jaspery; jasperlike.
  • Jaspilite Dictionary J - noun A compact siliceous rock resembling jasper.
  • Jaspoid Dictionary J - adjective Resembling jasper.
  • Jasponyx Dictionary J - noun An onyx, part or all of whose layers consist of jasper.
  • Jatrophic Dictionary J - adjective Of or pertaining to physic nuts, the seeds of plants of the genus Jatropha.
  • Jaunce Dictionary J - intransitive verb To ride hard; to jounce.
  • Jaundice Dictionary J - noun A morbid condition, characterized by yellowness of the eyes, skin, and urine, whiteness of the faeces, constipation, uneasiness in the region of the stomach, loss of appetite, and general languor and lassitude. It is caused usually by obstruction of the biliary passages and consequent damming up, in the liver, of the bile, which is then absorbed into the blood.
  • Jaundiced Dictionary J - adjective Affected with jaundice.
  • Jaunted Dictionary J - imperative & past particle of Jaunt.
  • Jaunting Dictionary J - past particle & verb noun of Jaunt.
  • Jaunt Dictionary J - intransitive verb To ramble here and there; to stroll; to make an excursion.
  • Jauntily Dictionary J - adverb In a jaunty manner.
  • Jauntiness Dictionary J - noun The quality of being jaunty.
  • Jaunty Dictionary J - superlative Airy; showy; finical; hence, characterized by an affected or fantastical manner.
  • Java Dictionary J - noun One of the islands of the Malay Archipelago belonging to the Netherlands.
  • Javanese Dictionary J - adjective Of or pertaining to Java, or to the people of Java.
  • Javel Dictionary J - noun A vagabond.
  • Javelin Dictionary J - noun A sort of light spear, to be thrown or cast by thew hand; anciently, a weapon of war used by horsemen and foot soldiers; now used chiefly in hunting the wild boar and other fierce game.
  • Javelinier Dictionary J - noun A soldier armed with a javelin.
  • Jaw Dictionary J - noun One of the bones, usually bearing teeth, which form the framework of the mouth.
  • Jawed Dictionary J - imperative & past particle of Jaw.
  • Jawing Dictionary J - past particle & verb noun of Jaw.
  • Jawbone Dictionary J - noun The bone of either jaw; a maxilla or a mandible.
  • Law-fall Dictionary J - noun Depression of the jaw; hence, depression of spirits.
  • Jaw-fallen Dictionary J - adjective Dejected; chopfallen.
  • Jawfoot Dictionary J - noun See Maxilliped.
  • Jawn Dictionary J - intransitive verb See Yawn.
  • Jawy Dictionary J - adjective Relating to the jaws.
  • Jay Dictionary J - noun Any one of the numerous species of birds belonging to Garrulus, Cyanocitta, and allied genera. They are allied to the crows, but are smaller, more graceful in form, often handsomely colored, and usually have a crest.
  • Jayet Dictionary J - noun See Jet.
  • Jayhawker Dictionary J - noun A name given to a free-booting, unenlisted, armed man or guerrilla.
  • Jazel Dictionary J - noun A gem of an azure color.
  • Jazerant Dictionary J - noun A coat of defense made of small plates of metal sewed upon linen or the like; also, this kind of armor taken generally; as, a coat of jazerant.
  • Jealous Dictionary J - adjective Zealous; solicitous; vigilant; anxiously watchful.
  • Jealoushood Dictionary J - noun Jealousy.
  • Jealously Dictionary J - adverb In a jealous manner.
  • Jealousness Dictionary J - noun State or quality of being jealous.
  • Jealousies Dictionary J - pleural of Jealousy.
  • Jealousy Dictionary J - noun The quality of being jealous; earnest concern or solicitude; painful apprehension of rivalship in cases nearly affecting one's happiness; painful suspicion of the faithfulness of husband, wife, or lover.
  • Jeames Dictionary J - noun A footman; a flunky.
  • Jean Dictionary J - noun A twilled cotton cloth.
  • Jears Dictionary J - noun plural See 1st Jeer (b).
  • Jeat Dictionary J - noun See Jet.
  • Jedding ax Dictionary J - noun A stone mason's tool, having a flat face and a pointed part.
  • Jee Dictionary J - verb transitive & intransitive See Gee.
  • Jeel Dictionary J - noun A morass; a shallow lake.
  • Jeer Dictionary J - noun A gear; a tackle.
  • Jeered Dictionary J - imperative & past particle of Jeer.
  • Jeering Dictionary J - past particle & verb noun of Jeer.
  • Jeerer Dictionary J - noun A scoffer; a railer; a mocker.
  • Jeers Dictionary J - noun plural See 1st Jeer (b).
  • Jeffersonia Dictionary J - noun An American herb with a pretty, white, solitary blossom, and deeply two-cleft leaves (Jeffersonia diphylla); twinleaf.
  • Jeffersonian Dictionary J - adjective Pertaining to, or characteristic of, Thomas Jefferson or his policy or political doctrines.
  • Jeffersonite Dictionary J - noun A variety of pyroxene of olive-green color passing into brown. It contains zinc.
  • Jeg Dictionary J - noun See Jig, 6.
  • Jehovah Dictionary J - noun A Scripture name of the Supreme Being, by which he was revealed to the Jews as their covenant God or Sovereign of the theocracy; the "ineffable name" of the Supreme Being, which was not pronounced by the Jews.
  • Jehovist Dictionary J - noun One who maintains that the vowel points of the word Jehovah, in Hebrew, are the proper vowels of that word; - opposed to adonist.
  • Jehovistic Dictionary J - adjective Relating to, or containing, Jehovah, as a name of God; - said of certain parts of the Old Testament, especially of the Pentateuch, in which Jehovah appears as the name of the Deity. See Elohistic.
  • Jehu Dictionary J - noun A coachman; a driver; especially, one who drives furiously.
  • Jejunal Dictionary J - adjective Pertaining to the jejunum.
  • Jejune Dictionary J - adjective Lacking matter; empty; void of substance.
  • Jejunity Dictionary J - noun The quality of being jejune; jejuneness.
  • Jejunum Dictionary J - noun The middle division of the small intestine, between the duodenum and ileum; - so called because usually found empty after death.
  • Jelerang Dictionary J - noun A large, handsome squirrel (Sciurus Javensis), native of Java and Southern Asia; - called also Java squirrel.
  • Jell Dictionary J - intransitive verb To jelly.
  • Jellied Dictionary J - adjective Brought to the state or consistence of jelly.
  • Jellies Dictionary J - pleural of Jelly.
  • Jelly Dictionary J - noun Anything brought to a gelatinous condition; a viscous, translucent substance in a condition between liquid and solid; a stiffened solution of gelatin, gum, or the like.
  • Jellying Dictionary J - past particle & verb noun of Jelly.
  • Jellyfish Dictionary J - noun Any one of the acalephs, esp. one of the larger species, having a jellylike appearance. See Medusa.
  • Jemidar Dictionary J - noun The chief or leader of a hand or body of persons; esp., in the native army of India, an officer of a rank corresponding to that of lieutenant in the English army.
  • Jemlah goat Dictionary J - The jharal.
  • Jemminess Dictionary J - noun Spruceness.
  • Jemmy Dictionary J - adjective Spruce.
  • Jeniquen Dictionary J - noun A Mexican name for the Sisal hemp (Agave rigida, var. Sisalana); also, its fiber.
  • Jenite Dictionary J - noun See Yenite.
  • Jenkins Dictionary J - noun name of contempt for a flatterer of persons high in social or official life; as, the Jenkins employed by a newspaper.
  • Jennet Dictionary J - noun A small Spanish horse; a genet.
  • Jenneting Dictionary J - noun A variety of early apple. See Juneating.
  • Jennies Dictionary J - pleural of Jenny.
  • Jenny Dictionary J - noun A familiar or pet form of the proper name Jane.
  • Jentling Dictionary J - noun A fish of the genus Leuciscus; the blue chub of the Danube.
  • Jeofail Dictionary J - noun An oversight in pleading, or the acknowledgment of a mistake or oversight.
  • Jeoparded Dictionary J - imperative & past particle of Jeopard.
  • Jeoparding Dictionary J - past particle & verb noun of Jeopard.
  • Jeopard Dictionary J - verb transitive To put in jeopardy; to expose to loss or injury; to imperil; to hazard.
  • Jeoparder Dictionary J - noun One who puts in jeopardy.
  • Jeopardized Dictionary J - imperative & past particle of Jeopardize.
  • Jeopardizing Dictionary J - past particle & verb noun of Jeopardize.
  • Jeopardize Dictionary J - verb transitive To expose to loss or injury; to risk; to jeopard.
  • Jeopardous Dictionary J - adjective Perilous; hazardous.
  • Jeopardy Dictionary J - noun Exposure to death, loss, or injury; hazard; danger.
  • Jerboa Dictionary J - noun Any small jumping rodent of the genus Dipus, esp. D. Aegyptius, which is common in Egypt and the adjacent countries. The jerboas have very long hind legs and a long tail.
  • Jereed Dictionary J - noun A blunt javelin used by the people of the Levant, especially in mock fights.
  • Jeremiad Dictionary J - noun Alt. of Jeremiade.
  • Jeremiade Dictionary J - noun A tale of sorrow, disappointment, or complaint; a doleful story; a dolorous tirade; - generally used satirically.
  • Jerfalcon Dictionary J - noun The gyrfalcon.
  • Jerguer Dictionary J - noun See Jerquer.
  • Jerid Dictionary J - noun Same as Jereed.
  • Jerk Dictionary J - verb transitive To cut into long slices or strips and dry in the sun; as, jerk beef. See Charqui.
  • Jerked Dictionary J - imperative & past particle of Jerk.
  • Jerking Dictionary J - past particle & verb noun of Jerk.
  • Jerker Dictionary J - noun A beater.
  • Jerkin Dictionary J - noun A jacket or short coat; a close waistcoat.
  • Jerkinhead Dictionary J - noun The hipped part of a roof which is hipped only for a part of its height, leaving a truncated gable.
  • Jerky Dictionary J - adjective Moving by jerks and starts; characterized by abrupt transitions; as, a jerky vehicle; a jerky style.
  • Jermoonal Dictionary J - noun The Himalayan now partridge.
  • Jeronymite Dictionary J - noun One belonging of the mediaeval religious orders called Hermits of St. Jerome.
  • Jeropigia Dictionary J - noun See Geropigia.
  • Jerquer Dictionary J - noun A customhouse officer who searches ships for unentered goods.
  • Jerquing Dictionary J - noun The searching of a ship for unentered goods.
  • Jerry-built Dictionary J - adjective Built hastily and of bad materials; as, jerry-built houses.
  • Jerseys Dictionary J - pleural of Jersey.
  • Jersey Dictionary J - noun The finest of wool separated from the rest; combed wool; also, fine yarn of wool.
  • Jerusalem Dictionary J - noun The chief city of Palestine, intimately associated with the glory of the Jewish nation, and the life and death of Jesus Christ.
  • Jervine Dictionary J - noun A poisonous alkaloid resembling veratrine, and found with it in white hellebore (Veratrum album); - called also jervina.
  • Jesses Dictionary J - pleural of Jess.
  • Jess Dictionary J - noun A short strap of leather or silk secured round the leg of a hawk, to which the leash or line, wrapped round the falconer's hand, was attached when used. See Illust. of Falcon.
  • Jessamine Dictionary J - noun Same as Jasmine.
  • Jessant Dictionary J - adjective Springing up or emerging; - said of a plant or animal.
  • Jesse Dictionary J - noun Any representation or suggestion of the genealogy of Christ, in decorative art.
  • Jessed Dictionary J - adjective Having jesses on, as a hawk.
  • Jest Dictionary J - noun A deed; an action; a gest.
  • Jested Dictionary J - imperative & past particle of Jest.
  • Jesting Dictionary J - past particle & verb noun of Jest.
  • Jester Dictionary J - noun A buffoon; a merry-andrew; a court fool.
  • Jestful Dictionary J - adjective Given to jesting; full of jokes.
  • Jestingly Dictionary J - adverb In a jesting manner.
  • Jesuit Dictionary J - noun One of a religious order founded by Ignatius Loyola, and approved in 1540, under the title of The Society of Jesus.
  • Jesuited Dictionary J - adjective Conforming to the principles of the Jesuits.
  • Jesuitess Dictionary J - noun One of an order of nuns established on the principles of the Jesuits, but suppressed by Pope Urban in 1633.
  • Jesuitic Dictionary J - adjective Alt. of Jesuitical.
  • Jesuitical Dictionary J - adjective Of or pertaining to the Jesuits, or to their principles and methods.
  • Jesuitically Dictionary J - adverb In a jesuitical manner.
  • Jesuitism Dictionary J - noun The principles and practices of the Jesuits.
  • Jesuitocracy Dictionary J - noun Government by Jesuits; also, the whole body of Jesuits in a country.
  • Jesuitry Dictionary J - noun Jesuitism; subtle argument.
  • Jesus Dictionary J - noun The Savior; the name of the Son of God as announced by the angel to his parents; the personal name of Our Lord, in distinction from Christ, his official appellation.
  • Jet Dictionary J - noun Same as 2d Get.
  • Jetted Dictionary J - imperative & past particle of Jet.
  • Jetting Dictionary J - past particle & verb noun of Jet.
  • Jet-black Dictionary J - adjective Black as jet; deep black.
  • Jets d'eau Dictionary J - pleural of Jet d'eau.
  • Jet d'eau Dictionary J - A stream of water spouting from a fountain or pipe (especially from one arranged to throw water upward), in a public place or in a garden, for ornament.
  • Jeterus Dictionary J - noun A yellowness of the parts of plants which are normally green; yellows.
  • Jetsam Dictionary J - noun Alt. of Jetson.
  • Jetson Dictionary J - noun Goods which sink when cast into the sea, and remain under water; - distinguished from flotsam, goods which float, and ligan, goods which are sunk attached to a buoy.
  • Jetteau Dictionary J - noun See Jet d'eau.
  • Jettee Dictionary J - noun See Jetty, n.
  • Jetter Dictionary J - noun One who struts; one who bears himself jauntily; a fop.
  • Jettiness Dictionary J - noun The state of being jetty; blackness.
  • Jettison Dictionary J - noun The throwing overboard of goods from necessity, in order to lighten a vessel in danger of wreck.
  • Jetton Dictionary J - noun A metal counter used in playing cards.
  • Jetty Dictionary J - adjective Made of jet, or like jet in color.
  • Jetties Dictionary J - pleural of Jetty.
  • Jeu d'esprit Dictionary J - A witticism.
  • Jew Dictionary J - noun Originally, one belonging to the tribe or kingdom of Judah; after the return from the Babylonish captivity, any member of the new state; a Hebrew; an Israelite.
  • Jewbush Dictionary J - noun A euphorbiaceous shrub of the genus Pedilanthus (P. tithymaloides), found in the West Indies, and possessing powerful emetic and drastic qualities.
  • Jewel Dictionary J - noun An ornament of dress usually made of a precious metal, and having enamel or precious stones as a part of its design.
  • Jeweled Dictionary J - imperative & past particle of Jewel.
  • Jewelled Dictionary J - of Jewel.
  • Jeweling Dictionary J - past particle & verb noun of Jewel.
  • Jewelling Dictionary J - of Jewel.
  • Jeweler Dictionary J - noun One who makes, or deals in, jewels, precious stones, and similar ornaments.
  • Jewellery Dictionary J - noun See Jewelry.
  • Jewelry Dictionary J - noun The art or trade of a jeweler.
  • Jewelweed Dictionary J - noun See Impatiens.
  • Jewess Dictionary J - fem. A Hebrew woman.
  • Jewfish Dictionary J - noun A very large serranoid fish (Promicrops itaiara) of Florida and the Gulf of Mexico. It often reaches the weight of five hundred pounds. Its color is olivaceous or yellowish, with numerous brown spots. Called also guasa, and warsaw.
  • Jewise Dictionary J - noun Same as Juise.
  • Jewish Dictionary J - adjective Of or pertaining to the Jews or Hebrews; characteristic of or resembling the Jews or their customs; Israelitish.
  • Jewry Dictionary J - noun Judea; also, a district inhabited by Jews; a Jews' quarter.
  • Jew's-ear Dictionary J - noun A species of fungus (Hirneola Auricula-Judae, / Auricula), bearing some resemblance to the human ear.
  • Jew's-harp Dictionary J - noun An instrument of music, which, when placed between the teeth, gives, by means of a bent metal tongue struck by the finger, a sound which is modulated by the breath; - called also Jew's-trump.
  • Jew's-stone Dictionary J - noun Alt. of Jewstone.
  • Jewstone Dictionary J - noun A large clavate spine of a fossil sea urchin.
  • Jezebel Dictionary J - noun A bold, vicious woman; a termagant.
  • Jharal Dictionary J - noun A wild goat (Capra Jemlaica) which inhabits the loftiest mountains of India. It has long, coarse hair, forming a thick mane on its head and neck.
  • Jib Dictionary J - intransitive verb A triangular sail set upon a stay or halyard extending from the foremast or fore-topmast to the bowsprit or the jib boom. Large vessels often carry several jibe; as, inner jib; outer jib; flying jib; etc.
  • Jibber Dictionary J - noun A horse that jibs.
  • Jibed Dictionary J - imperative & past particle of Jibe.
  • Jibing Dictionary J - past particle & verb noun of Jibe.
  • Jibe Dictionary J - intransitive verb To shift, as the boom of a fore-and-aft sail, from one side of a vessel to the other when the wind is aft or on the quarter. See Gybe.
  • Jiffy Dictionary J - noun A moment; an instant; as, I will be ready in a jiffy.
  • Jig Dictionary J - noun A light, brisk musical movement.
  • Jigged Dictionary J - imperative & past particle of Jig.
  • Jigging Dictionary J - past particle & verb noun of Jig.
  • Jigger Dictionary J - noun A species of flea (Sarcopsylla, / Pulex, penetrans), which burrows beneath the skin. See Chigoe.
  • Jiggish Dictionary J - adjective Resembling, or suitable for, a jig, or lively movement.
  • Jiggle Dictionary J - intransitive verb To wriggle or frisk about; to move awkwardly; to shake up and down.
  • Jigjog Dictionary J - noun A jolting motion; a jogging pace.
  • Jill Dictionary J - noun A young woman; a sweetheart. See Gill.
  • Jill-flirt Dictionary J - noun A light, giddy, or wanton girl or woman. See Gill-flirt.
  • Jilt Dictionary J - noun A woman who capriciously deceives her lover; a coquette; a flirt.
  • Jilted Dictionary J - imperative & past particle of Jilt.
  • Jilting Dictionary J - past particle & verb noun of Jilt.
  • Jimcrack Dictionary J - noun See Gimcrack.
  • Jim-crow Dictionary J - noun A machine for bending or straightening rails.
  • Jimmies Dictionary J - pleural of Jimmy.
  • Jimmy Dictionary J - noun A short crowbar used by burglars in breaking open doors.
  • Jimp Dictionary J - adjective Neat; handsome; elegant. See Gimp.
  • Jimson weed Dictionary J - See Jamestown weed.
  • Jin Dictionary J - noun Alt. of Jinn.
  • Jinn Dictionary J - noun See Jinnee.
  • Jingal Dictionary J - noun A small portable piece of ordnance, mounted on a swivel.
  • Jingle Dictionary J - intransitive verb To sound with a fine, sharp, rattling, clinking, or tinkling sound; as, sleigh bells jingle.
  • Jingled Dictionary J - imperative & past particle of Jingle.
  • Jingling Dictionary J - past particle & verb noun of Jingle.
  • Jingler Dictionary J - noun One who, or that which, jingles.
  • Jinglingly Dictionary J - adverb So as to jingle.
  • Jingoes Dictionary J - pleural of Jingo.
  • Jingo Dictionary J - noun A word used as a jocular oath.
  • Jingoism Dictionary J - noun The policy of the Jingoes, so called. See Jingo, 2.
  • Jinnee Dictionary J - noun A genius or demon; one of the fabled genii, good and evil spirits, supposed to be the children of fire, and to have the power of assuming various forms.
  • Jinny road Dictionary J - An inclined road in a coal mine, on which loaded cars descend by gravity, drawing up empty ones.
  • Jinrikisha Dictionary J - noun A small, two-wheeled, hooded vehicle drawn by one more men.
  • Jippo Dictionary J - noun A waistcoat or kind of stays for women.
  • Joes Dictionary J - pleural of Jo.
  • Jo Dictionary J - noun A sweetheart; a darling.
  • Job Dictionary J - noun A sudden thrust or stab; a jab.
  • Jobbed Dictionary J - imperative & past particle of Job.
  • Jobbing Dictionary J - past particle & verb noun of Job.
  • Jobation Dictionary J - noun A scolding; a hand, tedious reproof.
  • Jobber Dictionary J - noun One who works by the job.
  • Jobbernowl Dictionary J - noun A blockhead.
  • Jobbery Dictionary J - noun The act or practice of jobbing.
  • Jocantry Dictionary J - noun The act or practice of jesting.
  • Jockeys Dictionary J - pleural of Jockey.
  • Jockey Dictionary J - noun A professional rider of horses in races.
  • Jockeyed Dictionary J - imperative & past particle of Jockey.
  • Jockeying Dictionary J - past particle & verb noun of Jockey.
  • Jockeyism Dictionary J - noun The practice of jockeys.
  • Jockeyship Dictionary J - noun The art, character, or position, of a jockey; the personality of a jockey.
  • Jocose Dictionary J - adjective Given to jokes and jesting; containing a joke, or abounding in jokes; merry; sportive; humorous.
  • Jocoserious Dictionary J - adjective Mingling mirth and seriousness.
  • Jocosity Dictionary J - noun A jocose act or saying; jocoseness.
  • Jocular Dictionary J - adjective Given to jesting; jocose; as, a jocular person.
  • Jocularity Dictionary J - noun Jesting; merriment.
  • Jocularly Dictionary J - adverb In jest; for sport or mirth; jocosely.
  • Joculary Dictionary J - adjective Jocular; jocose; sportive.
  • Joculator Dictionary J - noun A jester; a joker.
  • Joculatory Dictionary J - adjective Droll; sportive.
  • Jocund Dictionary J - Merry; cheerful; gay; airy; lively; sportive.
  • Jocundity Dictionary J - noun The state or quality of being jocund; gayety; sportiveness.
  • Joe Dictionary J - noun See Johannes.
  • Joe Miller Dictionary J - A jest book; a stale jest; a worn-out joke.
  • Joe-Pye weed Dictionary J - A tall composite plant of the genus Eupatorium (E. purpureum), with purplish flowers, and whorled leaves.
  • Jogged Dictionary J - imperative & past particle of Jog.
  • Jogging Dictionary J - past particle & verb noun of Jog.
  • Jog Dictionary J - verb transitive To push or shake with the elbow or hand; to jostle; esp., to push or touch, in order to give notice, to excite one's attention, or to warn.
  • Jogger Dictionary J - noun One who jogs.
  • Joggled Dictionary J - imperative & past particle of Joggle.
  • Joggling Dictionary J - past particle & verb noun of Joggle.
  • Joggle Dictionary J - verb transitive To shake slightly; to push suddenly but slightly, so as to cause to shake or totter; to jostle; to jog.
  • Johannean Dictionary J - adjective Of or pertaining to John, esp. to the Apostle John or his writings.
  • Johannes Dictionary J - noun A Portuguese gold coin of the value of eight dollars, named from the figure of King John which it bears; - often contracted into joe; as, a joe, or a half joe.
  • Johannisberger Dictionary J - noun A fine white wine produced on the estate of Schloss (or Castle) Johannisberg, on the Rhine.
  • John Dictionary J - noun A proper name of a man.
  • Johnadreams Dictionary J - noun A dreamy, idle fellow.
  • Johnnies Dictionary J - pleural of Johnny.
  • Johnny Dictionary J - noun A familiar diminutive of John.
  • Johnnycake Dictionary J - noun A kind of bread made of the meal of maize (Indian corn), mixed with water or milk, etc., and baked.
  • Johnsonese Dictionary J - noun The literary style of Dr. Samuel Johnson, or one formed in imitation of it; an inflated, stilted, or pompous style, affecting classical words.
  • Johnson grass Dictionary J - A tall perennial grass (Sorghum Halepense), valuable in the Southern and Western States for pasture and hay. The rootstocks are large and juicy and are eagerly sought by swine. Called also Cuba grass, Means grass, Evergreen millet, and Arabian millet.
  • Johnsonian Dictionary J - adjective Pertaining to or resembling Dr. Johnson or his style; pompous; inflated.
  • Johnsonianism Dictionary J - noun A manner of acting or of writing peculiar to, or characteristic of, Dr. Johnson.
  • John's-wort Dictionary J - noun See St. John's-wort.
  • Joined Dictionary J - imperative & past particle of Join.
  • Joining Dictionary J - past particle & verb noun of Join.
  • Join Dictionary J - verb transitive To bring together, literally or figuratively; to place in contact; to connect; to couple; to unite; to combine; to associate; to add; to append.
  • Joinant Dictionary J - adjective Adjoining.
  • Joinder Dictionary J - verb transitive The act of joining; a putting together; conjunction.
  • Joiner Dictionary J - noun One who, or that which, joins.
  • Joinery Dictionary J - noun The art, or trade, of a joiner; the work of a joiner.
  • Joinhand Dictionary J - noun Writing in which letters are joined in words; - distinguished from writing in single letters.
  • Joint Dictionary J - noun The place or part where two things or parts are joined or united; the union of two or more smooth or even surfaces admitting of a close-fitting or junction; junction as, a joint between two pieces of timber; a joint in a pipe.
  • Jointed Dictionary J - imperative & past particle of Joint.
  • Jointing Dictionary J - past particle & verb noun of Joint.
  • Jointer Dictionary J - noun One who, or that which, joints.
  • Joint-fir Dictionary J - noun A genus (Ephedra) of leafless shrubs, with the stems conspicuously jointed; - called also shrubby horsetail. There are about thirty species, of which two or three are found from Texas to California.
  • Jointless Dictionary J - adjective Without a joint; rigid; stiff.
  • Jointly Dictionary J - adverb In a joint manner; together; unitedly; in concert; not separately.
  • Jointress Dictionary J - noun A woman who has a jointure.
  • Jointure Dictionary J - noun A joining; a joint.
  • Jointured Dictionary J - imperative & past particle of Jointure.
  • Jointuring Dictionary J - past particle & verb noun of Jointure.
  • Jointureless Dictionary J - adjective Having no jointure.
  • Jointuress Dictionary J - noun See Jointress.
  • Jointweed Dictionary J - noun A slender, nearly leafless, American herb (Polygonum articulatum), with jointed spikes of small flowers.
  • Jointworm Dictionary J - noun The larva of a small, hymenopterous fly (Eurytoma hordei), which is found in gall-like swellings on the stalks of wheat, usually at or just above the first joint. In some parts of America it does great damage to the crop.
  • Joist Dictionary J - noun A piece of timber laid horizontally, or nearly so, to which the planks of the floor, or the laths or furring strips of a ceiling, are nailed; - called, according to its position or use, binding joist, bridging joist, ceiling joist, trimming joist, etc. See Illust. of Double-framed floor, under Double, a.
  • Joisted Dictionary J - imperative & past particle of Joist.
  • Joisting Dictionary J - past particle & verb noun of Joist.
  • Joke Dictionary J - noun Something said for the sake of exciting a laugh; something witty or sportive (commonly indicating more of hilarity or humor than jest); a jest; a witticism; as, to crack good-natured jokes.
  • Joked Dictionary J - imperative & past particle of Joke.
  • Joking Dictionary J - past particle & verb noun of Joke.
  • Joker Dictionary J - noun One who makes jokes or jests.
  • Jokingly Dictionary J - adverb In a joking way; sportively.
  • Jole Dictionary J - verb transitive & noun Alt. of Joll.
  • Joll Dictionary J - verb transitive & noun Same as Jowl.
  • Jolif Dictionary J - adjective Joyful; merry; pleasant; jolly.
  • Jollification Dictionary J - noun A merrymaking; noisy festivity.
  • Jollily Dictionary J - adverb In a jolly manner.
  • Jolloment Dictionary J - noun Jollity.
  • Jolliness Dictionary J - noun Jollity; noisy mirth.
  • Jollity Dictionary J - noun Noisy mirth; gayety; merriment; festivity; boisterous enjoyment.
  • Jolly Dictionary J - superlative Full of life and mirth; jovial; joyous; merry; mirthful.
  • Jolly-boat Dictionary J - noun A boat of medium size belonging to a ship.
  • Jollyhead Dictionary J - noun Jollity.
  • Jolted Dictionary J - imperative & past particle of Jolt.
  • Jolt Dictionary J - intransitive verb To shake with short, abrupt risings and fallings, as a carriage moving on rough ground; as, the coach jolts.
  • Jolter Dictionary J - noun One who, or that which, jolts.
  • Jolterhead Dictionary J - noun Alt. of Jolthead.
  • Jolthead Dictionary J - noun A dunce; a blockhead.
  • Joltingly Dictionary J - adverb In a jolting manner.
  • Jolty Dictionary J - adjective That jolts; as, a jolty coach.
  • Jonah Dictionary J - noun The Hebrew prophet, who was cast overboard as one who endangered the ship; hence, any person whose presence is unpropitious.
  • Jonesian Dictionary J - adjective Of or pertaining to Jones.
  • Jongleur Dictionary J - noun Alt. of Jongler.
  • Jongler Dictionary J - noun In the Middle Ages, a court attendant or other person who, for hire, recited or sang verses, usually of his own composition. See Troubadour.
  • Jonquil Dictionary J - noun Alt. of Jonquille.
  • Jonquille Dictionary J - noun A bulbous plant of the genus Narcissus (N. Jonquilla), allied to the daffodil. It has long, rushlike leaves, and yellow or white fragrant flowers. The root has emetic properties. It is sometimes called the rush-leaved daffodil. See Illust. of Corona.
  • Joram Dictionary J - noun See Jorum.
  • Jordan Dictionary J - noun Alt. of Jorden.
  • Jorden Dictionary J - noun A pot or vessel with a large neck, formerly used by physicians and alchemists.
  • Jorum Dictionary J - noun A large drinking vessel; also, its contents.
  • Joseph Dictionary J - noun An outer garment worn in the 18th century; esp., a woman's riding habit, buttoned down the front.
  • Joseph's flower Dictionary J - A composite herb (Tragopogon pratensis), of the same genus as the salsify.
  • Joso Dictionary J - noun A small gudgeon.
  • Joss Dictionary J - noun A Chinese household divinity; a Chinese idol.
  • Jossa Dictionary J - interjection A command to a horse, probably meaning "stand still.".
  • Jostled Dictionary J - imperative & past particle of Jostle.
  • Jostling Dictionary J - past particle & verb noun of Jostle.
  • Jostle Dictionary J - verb transitive To run against and shake; to push out of the way; to elbow; to hustle; to disturb by crowding; to crowd against.
  • Jostlement Dictionary J - noun Crowding; hustling.
  • Jot Dictionary J - noun An iota; a point; a tittle; the smallest particle. Cf. Bit, n.
  • Jotted Dictionary J - imperative & past particle of Jot.
  • Jotting Dictionary J - past particle & verb noun of Jot.
  • Jotter Dictionary J - noun One who jots down memoranda.
  • Jougs Dictionary J - noun An iron collar fastened to a wall or post, formerly used in Scotland as a kind of pillory. Written also juggs. See Juke.
  • Jouissance Dictionary J - noun Jollity; merriment.
  • Jouk Dictionary J - intransitive verb See Juke.
  • Joul Dictionary J - verb transitive See Jowl.
  • Joule Dictionary J - noun A unit of work which is equal to 107 units of work in the C. G. S. system of units (ergs), and is practically equivalent to the energy expended in one second by an electric current of one ampere in a resistance of one ohm. One joule is approximately equal to 0.738 foot pounds.
  • Jounced Dictionary J - imperative & past particle of Jounce.
  • Jouncing Dictionary J - past particle & verb noun of Jounce.
  • Jounce Dictionary J - verb transitive & intransitive To jolt; to shake, especially by rough riding or by driving over obstructions.
  • Journal Dictionary J - adjective Daily; diurnal.
  • Journalism Dictionary J - noun The keeping of a journal or diary.
  • Journalist Dictionary J - noun One who keeps a journal or diary.
  • Journalistic Dictionary J - adjective Pertaining to journals or to journalists; contained in, or characteristic of, the public journals; as journalistic literature or enterprise.
  • Journalized Dictionary J - imperative & past particle of Journalize.
  • Journalizing Dictionary J - past particle & verb noun of Journalize.
  • Journalize Dictionary J - verb transitive To enter or record in a journal or diary.
  • Journeys Dictionary J - pleural of Journey.
  • Journey Dictionary J - noun The travel or work of a day.
  • Journeyed Dictionary J - imperative & past particle of Journey.
  • Journeying Dictionary J - past particle & verb noun of Journey.
  • Journey-bated Dictionary J - adjective Worn out with journeying.
  • Journeyer Dictionary J - noun One who journeys.
  • Journeymen Dictionary J - pleural of Journeyman.
  • Journeyman Dictionary J - noun Formerly, a man hired to work by the day; now, commonly, one who has mastered a handicraft or trade; - distinguished from apprentice and from master workman.
  • Journeywork Dictionary J - noun Originally, work done by the day; work done by a journeyman at his trade.
  • Joust Dictionary J - intransitive verb To engage in mock combat on horseback, as two knights in the lists; to tilt.
  • Jouster Dictionary J - noun One who jousts or tilts.
  • Jove Dictionary J - noun The chief divinity of the ancient Romans; Jupiter.
  • Jovial Dictionary J - adjective Of or pertaining to the god, or the planet, Jupiter.
  • Jovialist Dictionary J - noun One who lives a jovial life.
  • Joviality Dictionary J - noun The quality or state of being jovial.
  • Jovially Dictionary J - adverb In a jovial manner; merrily; gayly.
  • Jovialness Dictionary J - noun Noisy mirth; joviality.
  • Jovialty Dictionary J - noun Joviality.
  • Jovian Dictionary J - adjective Of or pertaining to Jove, or Jupiter (either the deity or the planet).
  • Jovicentric Dictionary J - adjective Revolving around the planet Jupiter; appearing as viewed from Jupiter.
  • Jovinianist Dictionary J - noun An adherent to the doctrines of Jovinian, a monk of the fourth century, who denied the virginity of Mary, and opposed the asceticism of his time.
  • Jowl Dictionary J - noun The cheek; the jaw.
  • Jowler Dictionary J - noun A dog with large jowls, as the beagle.
  • Jowter Dictionary J - noun A mounted peddler of fish; - called also jouster.
  • Joy Dictionary J - noun The passion or emotion excited by the acquisition or expectation of good; pleasurable feelings or emotions caused by success, good fortune, and the like, or by a rational prospect of possessing what we love or desire; gladness; exhilaration of spirits; delight.
  • Joyed Dictionary J - imperative & past particle of Joy.
  • Joying Dictionary J - past particle & verb noun of Joy.
  • Joyace Dictionary J - noun Enjoyment; gayety; festivity; joyfulness.
  • Joyancy Dictionary J - noun Joyance.
  • Joyful Dictionary J - adjective Full of joy; having or causing joy; very glad; as, a joyful heart.
  • Joyless Dictionary J - adjective Not having joy; not causing joy; unenjoyable.
  • Joyous Dictionary J - adjective Glad; gay; merry; joyful; also, affording or inspiring joy; with of before the word or words expressing the cause of joy.
  • Joysome Dictionary J - adjective Causing joyfulness.
  • Jub Dictionary J - noun A vessel for holding ale or wine; a jug.
  • Jubae Dictionary J - pleural of Juba.
  • Juba Dictionary J - noun The mane of an animal.
  • Jubate Dictionary J - adjective Fringed with long, pendent hair.
  • Jube Dictionary J - noun chancel screen or rood screen.
  • Jubilant Dictionary J - adjective Uttering songs of triumph; shouting with joy; triumphant; exulting.
  • Jubilantly Dictionary J - adverb In a jubilant manner.
  • Jubilar Dictionary J - adjective Pertaining to, or having the character of, a jubilee.
  • Jubilate Dictionary J - noun The third Sunday after Easter; - so called because the introit is the 66th Psalm, which, in the Latin version, begins with the words, "Jubilate Deo.".
  • Jubilation Dictionary J - noun A triumphant shouting; rejoicing; exultation.
  • Jubilee Dictionary J - noun Every fiftieth year, being the year following the completion of each seventh sabbath of years, at which time all the slaves of Hebrew blood were liberated, and all lands which had been alienated during the whole period reverted to their former owners.
  • Jucundity Dictionary J - noun Pleasantness; agreeableness. See Jocundity.
  • Judahite Dictionary J - noun One of the tribe of Judah; a member of the kingdom of Judah; a Jew.
  • Judaic Dictionary J - adjective Alt. of Judaical.
  • Judaical Dictionary J - adjective Of or pertaining to the Jews.
  • Judaically Dictionary J - adverb After the Jewish manner.
  • Judaism Dictionary J - noun The religious doctrines and rites of the Jews as enjoined in the laws of Moses.
  • Judaist Dictionary J - noun One who believes and practices Judaism.
  • Judaistic Dictionary J - adjective Of or pertaining to Judaism.
  • Judaization Dictionary J - noun The act of Judaizing; a conforming to the Jewish religion or ritual.
  • Judaized Dictionary J - imperative & past particle of Judaize.
  • Judaizing Dictionary J - past particle & verb noun of Judaize.
  • Judaize Dictionary J - intransitive verb To conform to the doctrines, observances, or methods of the Jews; to inculcate or impose Judaism.
  • Judaizer Dictionary J - noun One who conforms to or inculcates Judaism; specifically, pl. (Ch. Hist.), those Jews who accepted Christianity but still adhered to the law of Moses and worshiped in the temple at Jerusalem.
  • Judas Dictionary J - noun The disciple who betrayed Christ. Hence: A treacherous person; one who betrays under the semblance of friendship.
  • Judas-colored Dictionary J - adjective Red; - from a tradition that Judas Iscariot had red hair and beard.
  • Juddock Dictionary J - noun See Jacksnipe.
  • Judean Dictionary J - adjective Of or pertaining to Judea.
  • Judge Dictionary J - intransitive verb A public officer who is invested with authority to hear and determine litigated causes, and to administer justice between parties in courts held for that purpose.
  • Judged Dictionary J - imperative & past particle of Judge.
  • Judging Dictionary J - past particle & verb noun of Judge.
  • Judger Dictionary J - noun One who judges.
  • Judgeship Dictionary J - noun The office of a judge.
  • Judgment Dictionary J - intransitive verb The act of judging; the operation of the mind, involving comparison and discrimination, by which a knowledge of the values and relations of thins, whether of moral qualities, intellectual concepts, logical propositions, or material facts, is obtained; as, by careful judgment he avoided the peril; by a series of wrong judgments he forfeited confidence.
  • Judicable Dictionary J - intransitive verb Capable of being judged; capable of being tried or decided upon.
  • Judicative Dictionary J - adjective Having power to judge; judicial; as, the judicative faculty.
  • Judicatory Dictionary J - adjective Pertaining to the administration of justice; dispensing justice; judicial; as, judicatory tribunals.
  • Judicature Dictionary J - noun The state or profession of those employed in the administration of justice; also, the dispensing or administration of justice.
  • Judicial Dictionary J - adjective Pertaining or appropriate to courts of justice, or to a judge; practiced or conformed to in the administration of justice; sanctioned or ordered by a court; as, judicial power; judicial proceedings; a judicial sale.
  • Judicially Dictionary J - adverb In a judicial capacity or judicial manner.
  • Judiciary Dictionary J - adjective Of or pertaining to courts of judicature, or legal tribunals; judicial; as, a judiciary proceeding.
  • Judicious Dictionary J - adjective Of or relating to a court; judicial.
  • Judiciously Dictionary J - adverb In a judicious manner; with good judgment; wisely.
  • Judiciousness Dictionary J - noun The quality or state of being judicious; sagacity; sound judgment.
  • Jug Dictionary J - noun A vessel, usually of coarse earthenware, with a swelling belly and narrow mouth, and having a handle on one side.
  • Jugged Dictionary J - imperative & past particle of Jug.
  • Jugging Dictionary J - past particle & verb noun of Jug.
  • Jugal Dictionary J - adjective Relating to a yoke, or to marriage.
  • Jugata Dictionary J - noun plural The figures of two heads on a medal or coin, either side by side or joined.
  • Jugated Dictionary J - adjective Coupled together.
  • Juge Dictionary J - noun A judge.
  • Jugement Dictionary J - noun Judgment.
  • Juger Dictionary J - noun A Roman measure of land, measuring 28,800 square feet, or 240 feet in length by 120 in breadth.
  • Jugger Dictionary J - noun An East Indian falcon. See Lugger.
  • Juggernaut Dictionary J - noun One of the names under which Vishnu, in his incarnation as Krishna, is worshiped by the Hindoos.
  • Juggled Dictionary J - imperative & past particle of Juggle.
  • Juggling Dictionary J - past particle & verb noun of Juggle.
  • Juggle Dictionary J - intransitive verb To play tricks by sleight of hand; to cause amusement and sport by tricks of skill; to conjure.
  • Juggler Dictionary J - noun One who practices or exhibits tricks by sleight of hand; one skilled in legerdemain; a conjurer.
  • Juggleress Dictionary J - noun A female juggler.
  • Jugglery Dictionary J - noun The art or act of a juggler; sleight of hand.
  • Juggs Dictionary J - noun plural See Jougs.
  • Juglandin Dictionary J - noun An extractive matter contained in the juice of the green shucks of the walnut (Juglans regia). It is used medicinally as an alterative, and also as a black hair dye.
  • Juglandine Dictionary J - noun An alkaloid found in the leaves of the walnut (Juglans regia).
  • Juglans Dictionary J - noun A genus of valuable trees, including the true walnut of Europe, and the America black walnut, and butternut.
  • Juglone Dictionary J - noun A yellow crystalline substance resembling quinone, extracted from green shucks of the walnut (Juglans regia); - called also nucin.
  • Jugular Dictionary J - adjective Of or pertaining to the throat or neck; as, the jugular vein.
  • Jugulated Dictionary J - imperative & past particle of Jugulate.
  • Jugulating Dictionary J - past particle & verb noun of Jugulate.
  • Jugulate Dictionary J - verb transitive To cut the throat of.
  • Jugula Dictionary J - pleural of Jugulum.
  • Jugulum Dictionary J - noun The lower throat, or that part of the neck just above the breast.
  • Juga Dictionary J - pleural of Jugum.
  • Jugums Dictionary J - pleural of Jugum.
  • Jugum Dictionary J - noun One of the ridges commonly found on the fruit of umbelliferous plants.
  • Juice Dictionary J - noun The characteristic fluid of any vegetable or animal substance; the sap or part which can be expressed from fruit, etc.; the fluid part which separates from meat in cooking.
  • Juiceless Dictionary J - adjective Lacking juice; dry.
  • Juiciness Dictionary J - noun The state or quality of being juicy; succulence plants.
  • Juicy Dictionary J - superlative A bounding with juice; succulent.
  • Juise Dictionary J - noun Judgment; justice; sentence.
  • Jujube Dictionary J - noun The sweet and edible drupes (fruits) of several Mediterranean and African species of small trees, of the genus Zizyphus, especially the Z. jujuba, Z. vulgaris, Z. mucronata, and Z. Lotus. The last named is thought to have furnished the lotus of the ancient Libyan Lotophagi, or lotus eaters.
  • Juke Dictionary J - intransitive verb To bend the neck; to bow or duck the head.
  • Julaceous Dictionary J - adjective Like an ament, or bearing aments; amentaceous.
  • Julep Dictionary J - noun A refreshing drink flavored with aromatic herbs.
  • Julian Dictionary J - adjective Relating to, or derived from, Julius Caesar.
  • Julienne Dictionary J - noun A kind of soup containing thin slices or shreds of carrots, onions, etc.
  • Juliform Dictionary J - adjective Having the shape or appearance of a julus or catkin.
  • Juli Dictionary J - pleural of Julus.
  • Julus Dictionary J - noun A catkin or ament. See Ament.
  • Julies Dictionary J - pleural of July.
  • July Dictionary J - noun The seventh month of the year, containing thirty-one days.
  • July-flower Dictionary J - noun See Gillyflower.
  • Jumart Dictionary J - noun The fabled offspring of a bull and a mare.
  • Jumbled Dictionary J - imperative & past particle of Jumble.
  • Jumbling Dictionary J - past particle & verb noun of Jumble.
  • Jumble Dictionary J - verb transitive To mix in a confused mass; to put or throw together without order; - often followed by together or up.
  • Jumblement Dictionary J - noun Confused mixture.
  • Jumbler Dictionary J - noun One who confuses things.
  • Jumblingly Dictionary J - adverb In a confused manner.
  • Jument Dictionary J - noun A beast; especially, a beast of burden.
  • Jump Dictionary J - noun A kind of loose jacket for men.
  • Jumped Dictionary J - imperative & past particle of Jump.
  • Jumping Dictionary J - past particle & verb noun of Jump.
  • Jumper Dictionary J - noun One who, or that which, jumps.
  • Jumpweld Dictionary J - verb transitive See Buttweld, v. t.
  • Juncaceous Dictionary J - adjective Of. pertaining to, or resembling, a natural order of plants (Juncaceae), of which the common rush (Juncus) is the type.
  • Juncate Dictionary J - noun See Junket.
  • Juncite Dictionary J - noun A fossil rush.
  • Junco Dictionary J - noun Any bird of the genus Junco, which includes several species of North American finches; - called also snowbird, or blue snowbird.
  • Juncous Dictionary J - adjective Full of rushes: resembling rushes; juncaceous.
  • Junction Dictionary J - noun The act of joining, or the state of being joined; union; combination; coalition; as, the junction of two armies or detachments; the junction of paths.
  • Juncture Dictionary J - noun A joining; a union; an alliance.
  • June Dictionary J - noun The sixth month of the year, containing thirty days.
  • Juneating Dictionary J - noun A kind of early apple.
  • Juneberry Dictionary J - noun The small applelike berry of American trees of genus Amelanchier; - also called service berry.
  • Jungermanniae Dictionary J - pleural of Jungermannia.
  • Jungermannia Dictionary J - noun A genus of hepatic mosses, now much circumscribed, but formerly comprising most plants of the order, which is sometimes therefore called Jungermanniaceae.
  • Jungle Dictionary J - noun A dense growth of brushwood, grasses, reeds, vines, etc.; an almost impenetrable thicket of trees, canes, and reedy vegetation, as in India, Africa, Australia, and Brazil.
  • Jungly Dictionary J - adjective Consisting of jungles; abounding with jungles; of the nature of a jungle.
  • Junior Dictionary J - adjective Less advanced in age than another; younger.
  • Juniority Dictionary J - noun The state or quality of being junior.
  • Juniper Dictionary J - noun Any evergreen shrub or tree, of the genus Juniperus and order Coniferae.
  • Juniperin Dictionary J - noun A yellow amorphous substance extracted from juniper berries.
  • Juniperite Dictionary J - noun One of the fossil Coniferae, evidently allied to the juniper.
  • Junk Dictionary J - noun A fragment of any solid substance; a thick piece. See Chunk.
  • Junker Dictionary J - noun A young German noble or squire; esp., a member of the aristocratic party in Prussia.
  • Junkerism Dictionary J - noun The principles of the aristocratic party in Prussia.
  • Junket Dictionary J - noun A cheese cake; a sweetmeat; any delicate food.
  • Junketed Dictionary J - imperative & past particle of Junket.
  • Junketing Dictionary J - past particle & verb noun of Junket.
  • Junketries Dictionary J - noun plural Sweetmeats.
  • Junos Dictionary J - pleural of June.
  • Juntas Dictionary J - pleural of Junta.
  • Junta Dictionary J - noun A council; a convention; a tribunal; an assembly; esp., the grand council of state in Spain.
  • Juntos Dictionary J - pleural of Junto.
  • Junto Dictionary J - noun A secret council to deliberate on affairs of government or politics; a number of men combined for party intrigue; a faction; a cabal; as, a junto of ministers; a junto of politicians.
  • Junartie Dictionary J - noun Jeopardy.
  • Jupati palm Dictionary J - A great Brazilian palm tree (Raphia taedigera), used by the natives for many purposes.
  • Jupe Dictionary J - noun Same as Jupon.
  • Jupiter Dictionary J - noun The supreme deity, king of gods and men, and reputed to be the son of Saturn and Rhea; Jove. He corresponds to the Greek Zeus.
  • Jupon Dictionary J - noun Alt. of Juppon.
  • Juppon Dictionary J - noun A sleeveless jacket worn over the armor in the 14th century. It fitted closely, and descended below the hips.
  • Jura Dictionary J - noun 1. A range of mountains between France and Switzerland.
  • Jural Dictionary J - adjective Pertaining to natural or positive right.
  • Juramenta Dictionary J - pleural of Juramentum.
  • Juramentum Dictionary J - noun An oath.
  • Jurassic Dictionary J - adjective Of the age of the middle Mesozoic, including, as divided in England and Europe, the Lias, Oolite, and Wealden; - named from certain rocks of the Jura mountains.
  • Jurat Dictionary J - noun A person under oath; specifically, an officer of the nature of an alderman, in certain municipal corporations in England.
  • Juratory Dictionary J - adjective Relating to or comprising an oath; as, juratory caution.
  • Jura-trias Dictionary J - noun A term applied to many American Mesozoic strata, in which the characteristics of the Jurassic and Triassic periods appear to be blended.
  • Jurdiccion Dictionary J - noun Jurisdiction.
  • Jurdon Dictionary J - noun Jordan.
  • Jurel Dictionary J - noun A yellow carangoid fish of the Atlantic and Gulf coasts (Caranx chrysos), most abundant southward, where it is valued as a food fish; - called also hardtail, horse crevalle, jack, buffalo jack, skipjack, yellow mackerel, and sometimes, improperly, horse mackerel. Other species of Caranx (as C. fallax) are also sometimes called jurel.
  • Juridic Dictionary J - adjective Alt. of Juridical.
  • Juridical Dictionary J - adjective Pertaining to a judge or to jurisprudence; acting in the distribution of justice; used in courts of law; according to law; legal; as, juridical law.
  • Juridically Dictionary J - adverb In a juridical manner.
  • Jurisconsult Dictionary J - noun A man learned in the civil law; an expert in juridical science; a professor of jurisprudence; a jurist.
  • Jurisdiction Dictionary J - adjective The legal power, right, or authority of a particular court to hear and determine causes, to try criminals, or to execute justice; judicial authority over a cause or class of causes; as, certain suits or actions, or the cognizance of certain crimes, are within the jurisdiction of a particular court, that is, within the limits of its authority or commission.
  • Jurisdictional Dictionary J - adjective Of or pertaining to jurisdiction; as jurisdictional rights.
  • Jurisdictive Dictionary J - adjective Having jurisdiction.
  • Jurisprudence Dictionary J - adjective The science of juridical law; the knowledge of the laws, customs, and rights of men in a state or community, necessary for the due administration of justice.
  • Jurisprudent Dictionary J - adjective Understanding law; skilled in jurisprudence.
  • Jurisprudential Dictionary J - adjective Of or pertaining to jurisprudence.
  • Jurist Dictionary J - adjective One who professes the science of law; one versed in the law, especially in the civil law; a writer on civil and international law.
  • Juristic Dictionary J - adjective Alt. of Juristical.
  • Juristical Dictionary J - adjective Of or pertaining to a jurist, to the legal profession, or to jurisprudence.
  • Juror Dictionary J - noun A member of a jury; a juryman.
  • Jury Dictionary J - adjective For temporary use; - applied to a temporary contrivance.
  • Juries Dictionary J - pleural of Jury.
  • Jurymen Dictionary J - pleural of Juryman.
  • Juryman Dictionary J - noun One who is impaneled on a jury, or who serves as a juror.
  • Jury-rigged Dictionary J - adjective Rigged for temporary service. See Jury, a.
  • Jussi Dictionary J - noun A delicate fiber, produced in the Philippine Islands from an unidentified plant, of which dresses, etc., are made.
  • Just Dictionary J - adjective Conforming or conformable to rectitude or justice; not doing wrong to any; violating no right or obligation; upright; righteous; honest; true; - said both of persons and things.
  • Justice Dictionary J - adjective The quality of being just; conformity to the principles of righteousness and rectitude in all things; strict performance of moral obligations; practical conformity to human or divine law; integrity in the dealings of men with each other; rectitude; equity; uprightness.
  • Justiceable Dictionary J - adjective Liable to trial in a court of justice.
  • Justicehood Dictionary J - noun Justiceship.
  • Justicement Dictionary J - noun Administration of justice; procedure in courts of justice.
  • Justicer Dictionary J - noun One who administers justice; a judge.
  • Justiceship Dictionary J - noun The office or dignity of a justice.
  • Justiciable Dictionary J - adjective Proper to be examined in a court of justice.
  • Justiciar Dictionary J - noun Same as Justiciary.
  • Justiciary Dictionary J - noun An old name for the judges of the higher English courts.
  • Justico Dictionary J - noun Alt. of Justicoat.
  • Justicoat Dictionary J - noun Formerly, a close coat or waistcoat with sleeves.
  • Justifiable Dictionary J - adjective Capable of being justified, or shown to be just.
  • Justification Dictionary J - noun The act of justifying or the state of being justified; a showing or proving to be just or conformable to law, justice, right, or duty; defense; vindication; support; as, arguments in justification of the prisoner's conduct; his disobedience admits justification.
  • Justificative Dictionary J - adjective Having power to justify; justificatory.
  • Justificator Dictionary J - noun One who justifies or vindicates; a justifier.
  • Justificatory Dictionary J - adjective Vindicatory; defensory; justificative.
  • Justifier Dictionary J - noun One who justifies; one who vindicates, supports, defends, or absolves.
  • Justified Dictionary J - imperative & past particle of Justify.
  • Justifying Dictionary J - past particle & verb noun of Justify.
  • Justify Dictionary J - adjective To prove or show to be just; to vindicate; to maintain or defend as conformable to law, right, justice, propriety, or duty.
  • Justinian Dictionary J - adjective Of or pertaining to the Institutes or laws of the Roman Justinian.
  • Justle Dictionary J - intransitive verb To run or strike against each other; to encounter; to clash; to jostle.
  • Justled Dictionary J - imperative & past particle of Justle.
  • Justling Dictionary J - past particle & verb noun of Justle.
  • Justly Dictionary J - adjective In a just manner; in conformity to law, justice, or propriety; by right; honestly; fairly; accurately.
  • Justness Dictionary J - noun The quality of being just; conformity to truth, propriety, accuracy, exactness, and the like; justice; reasonableness; fairness; equity; as, justness of proportions; the justness of a description or representation; the justness of a cause.
  • Jutted Dictionary J - imperative & past particle of Jut.
  • Jutting Dictionary J - past particle & verb noun of Jut.
  • Jut Dictionary J - intransitive verb To shoot out or forward; to project beyond the main body; as, the jutting part of a building.
  • Jute Dictionary J - noun The coarse, strong fiber of the East Indian Corchorus olitorius, and C. capsularis; also, the plant itself. The fiber is much used for making mats, gunny cloth, cordage, hangings, paper, etc.
  • Jutes Dictionary J - noun plural Jutlanders; one of the Low German tribes, a portion of which settled in Kent, England, in the 5th century.
  • Jutlander Dictionary J - noun A native or inhabitant of Jutland in Denmark.
  • Jutlandish Dictionary J - adjective Of or pertaining to Jutland, or to the people of Jutland.
  • Jutty Dictionary J - noun A projection in a building; also, a pier or mole; a jetty.
  • Juvenal Dictionary J - noun A youth.
  • Juvenescence Dictionary J - noun A growing young.
  • Juvenescent Dictionary J - adjective Growing or becoming young.
  • Juvenile Dictionary J - adjective Young; youthful; as, a juvenile appearance.
  • Juvenileness Dictionary J - noun The state or quality of being juvenile; juvenility.
  • Juvenilities Dictionary J - pleural of Juvenility.
  • Juvenility Dictionary J - noun Youthfulness; adolescence.
  • Juvia Dictionary J - noun A Brazilian name for the lofty myrtaceous tree (Bertholetia excelsa) which produces the large seeds known as Brazil nuts.
  • Juwansa Dictionary J - noun The camel's thorn. See under Camel.
  • Juwise Dictionary J - noun Same as Juise.
  • Juxtapose Dictionary J - verb transitive To place in juxtaposition.
  • Juxtaposited Dictionary J - imperative & past particle of Juxtaposit.
  • Juxtapositing Dictionary J - past particle & verb noun of Juxtaposit.
  • Juxtaposit Dictionary J - verb transitive To place in close connection or contiguity; to juxtapose.
  • Juxtaposition Dictionary J - intransitive verb A placing or being placed in nearness or contiguity, or side by side; as, a juxtaposition of words.
  • Junold Dictionary J - adjective See Gimmal.

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