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J "J" (j[=a]). J is the tenth letter of the English alphabet. It is a later variant form of the Roman letter I, used to express a consonantal sound, that is, originally, the sound of More…
Jaal goat
Jaal goat "Jaal" goat`" (Zo["o]l.) A species of wild goat () found in the mountains of Abyssinia, Upper Egypt, and Arabia; — called also , and .
Jab
Jab "Jab" (j[a^]b), v. t. [Cf. .] To thrust; to stab; to punch. See , v. t. [Scot. & Colloq. U. S.]
Jab
Jab "Jab", n. A thrust or stab. [Scot. & Colloq. U. S.]
Jabber
Jabber "Jab"ber", v. i. [imp. & p. p. ; p. pr. & vb. n. .] [Cf. , .] To talk rapidly, indistinctly, or unintelligibly; to utter gibberish or nonsense; to chatter. More…
Jabber
Jabber "Jab"ber", v. t. To utter rapidly or indistinctly; to gabble; as, to jabber French. —Addison.
Jabber
Jabber "Jab"ber", n. Rapid or incoherent talk, with indistinct utterance; gibberish. —Swift.
Jabbered
Jabber "Jab"ber", v. i. [imp. & p. p. ; p. pr. & vb. n. .] [Cf. , .] To talk rapidly, indistinctly, or unintelligibly; to utter gibberish or nonsense; to chatter. More…
Jabberer
Jabberer "Jab"ber*er", n. One who jabbers.
Jabbering
Jabber "Jab"ber", v. i. [imp. & p. p. ; p. pr. & vb. n. .] [Cf. , .] To talk rapidly, indistinctly, or unintelligibly; to utter gibberish or nonsense; to chatter. More…
Jabberingly
Jabberingly "Jab"ber*ing*ly", adv. In a jabbering manner.
Jabberment
Jabberment "Jab"ber*ment", n. Jabber. [R.] —Milton.
Jabbernowl
Jabbernowl "Jab"ber*nowl`", n. Same as .
Jabiru
Jabiru "Jab"i*ru", n. [Braz. jabir['u], jabur['u].] (Zo["o]l.) One of several large wading birds of the genera and , allied to the storks in form and habits. Note: More…
Jablockoff candle
Candle "Can"dle", n. [OE. candel, candel, AS, candel, fr. L. candela a (white) light made of wax or tallow, fr. cand["e]re to be white. See , and cf. , , .] 1. A More…
Jaborandi
Jaborandi "Jab`o*ran"di", n. (Bot.) The native name of a South American rutaceous shrub (). The leaves are used in medicine as an diaphoretic and More…
Jaborine
Jaborine "Jab"o*rine", n. [From .] (Chem.) An alkaloid found in jaborandi leaves, from which it is extracted as a white amorphous substance. In its action it resembles More…
Jabot
Jabot "Jab"ot", n. [F.] 1. Originally, a kind of ruffle worn by men on the bosom of the shirt. 2. An arrangement of lace or tulle, looped ornamentally, and worn More…
jaboticaba
jaboticaba "jaboticaba" n. 1. A small evergreen tropical tree () native to Brazil and West Indies but introduced into southern U. S.; it is grown in More…
Jacal
Jacal "Ja*cal"" (h[aum]*k[aum]l"; 239), n. [Amer. Sp., fr. Mex. xacalli.] In Mexico and the southwestern United States, a kind of plastered house or hut, usually made by More…
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