||J. This letter has been added to the English Alphabet in modern days; the letter I being written ...
||JAB'BER, v.i. To talk rapidly or indistinctly; to chatter; to prate.JAB'BER, n. Rapid talk with ...
||JAB'BERER, n. One that talks rapidly, indistinctly or unintelligibly.
||JAB'BERING, ppr. Prating; talking rapidly and confusedly.
||JAB'BERMENT, n. Idle prate.
||JAB'IRU, n. An aquatic fowl of the crane kind.The Jabiru is the Mycteria Americana. It resembles ...
||JAC'AMAR, n. A kind of fowls arranged by Linne under the genus Alcedo; but their toes are ...
||JA'CENT, a. [L. jacens,jaceo, to lie.] Lying at length.
||JA'CINTH, n. [a different orthography of Hyacinth.]1. A genus of plants. [See Hyacinth.]2. A ...
||JACK, n.1. A nickname or diminutive of John, used as a general term of contempt for any saucy of ...
||JACK'AL, n. An animal of the genus Canis, resembling a dog and a fox; a native of Asia and Africa. ...
||JACK'ALENT, n. [Jack in lent, a poor starved fellow.]A simple sheepish fellow.
||JACK'ANAPES, n. [jack and ape.] A monkey, an ape.1. A coxcomb; an impertinent fellow. A young ...
||JACK'ASS, n. The male of the ass.
||JACK'BOOTS, n. Boots that serve as armor for the legs.
||JACK'DAW, n. [jack and daw.] A fowl of the genus Corvus,thievish and mischievous to the farmer.
||JACK'ET, n. A short close garment worn by males, extending downwards to the hips; a short coat.
||JACK'ETED, a. Wearing a jacket.
||JACK'FLAG, n. A flag hoisted at the sprit-sail top-mast-head.
||JACK'PUDDING, n. [jack and pudding.] A merry Andrew; a buffoon; a zany.
||JACK'SMITH, n. A smith who makes jacks for the chimney.
||JAC'OBIN, n. [So named from the place of meeting, which was the monastery of the monks called ...
||JAC'OBINE, n. A monk of the order of Dominicans.1. A pigeon with a high tuft.
||JACOBIN'ICAL, a. Resembling the Jacobins of France; turbulent; discontented with government; ...
||JAC'OBINISM, n. Jacobinic principles; unreasonable or violent opposition to legitimate government; ...
||JAC'OBINIZE, v.t. To taint with Jacobinism.
||JAC'OBITE, n. [from Jacobus, James.] A partizan or adherent of James II, king of England, after he ...
||JAC'OBITISM, n. The principles of the partizans of James II.
||JACOB'S-LADDER, n. A plant of the genus Polemonium.
||JACOB'S-ST`AFF, n. A pilgrim's staff.1. A staff concealing a dagger.2. A cross staff; a kind of ...
||JAC'OBUS, n. [Jacobus, James.] A gold coin, value twenty-five shillings sterling, struck in the ...
||JACONET', n. A kind of coarse muslin.
||JAC'TANCY, n. [L. jactantia.] A boasting. [Not used.]
||JAC'TITATION, n. [L. jactito,jacto. It ought rather to be jactation, L. jactatio.]1. A tossing ...
||JAC'ULATE, v.t. [L. jaculor.] To dart.
||JACULA'TION, n. The action of darting, throwing or lanching, as missive weapons.
||JAC'ULATOR, n. The shooting fish, a species of Chaetodon.
||JAC'ULATORY, a. Darting or throwing out suddenly, or suddenly thrown out; uttered in short ...
||JADE, n. 1. A mean or poor horse; a tired horse; a worthless nag. Tired as a jade in overloaden ...
||JA'DED, pp. Tired; wearied; fatigued; harassed.
||JA'DERY, n. The tricks of a jade.
||JA'DING, ppr. Tiring; wearying; harassing.
||JA'DISH, a. Vitious; bad, like a jade.1. Unchaste.
||JAG, n. A small load.
||JAGG, v.t. To notch; to cut into notches or teeth like those of a saw.
||JAG'GED, pp. Notched; uneven.1. Having notches or teeth; cleft; divided; laciniate; as jagged ...
||JAG'GEDNESS, n. The state of being denticulated; unevenness.
||JAG'GING, ppr. Notching; cutting into teeth; dividing.
||JAG'GY, a. Set with teeth; denticulated; uneven.
||JAGUAR', n. The American tiger, or once of Brasil, belonging to the genus Felis.
||JAH, n. Jehovah.
||JAIL, n. A prison; a building or place for the confinement of persons arrested for debt or for ...
||JA'ILBIRD, n. A prisoner; one who has been confined in prison.
||JA'ILER, n. The keeper of a prison.
||JA'ILFEVER, n. A contagious and fatal fever generated in jails and other places crowded with ...
||JAKES, n. [L. jacio, to throw.] A house of office or back-house; a privy.
||JAL'AP, n. The root of a plant, a species of Convolvulus. It is brought in thin transverse slices, ...
||JAM, n. A conserve of fruits boiled with sugar and water.1. A kind of frock for children.JAM, ...
||JAMB, n. Among the lead miners of Mendip, a thick bed of stone which hinders them when pursuing ...
||JAMBEE', n. A name formerly given to a fashionable cane.
||JAM'BEUX, n. [supra.] Armor for the legs.
||JANE, n. A coin of Genoa.1. A kind of fustian.
||JAN'GLE, v.i. To quarrel in words; to altercate; to bicker; to wrangle.JAN'GLE, v.t. To cause to ...
||JAN'GLER, n. A wrangling, noisy fellow.
||JAN'GLING, ppr. Wrangling; quarreling; sounding discordantly.JAN'GLING, n. A noisy dispute; a ...
||JAN'ITOR, n. [L.] A door-keeper; a porter.
||JANIZA'RIAN, n. Pertaining to the Janizaries, or their government.
||JAN'IZARY, n. A soldier of the Turkish foot guards. The Janizaries were a body of infantry, and ...
||JAN'NOCK, n. Oat-bread. [Local.]
||JAN'SENISM, n. The doctrine of Jansen in regard to free will and grace.
||JAN'SENIST, n. A follower of Jansen, bishop of Ypres, in Flanders.
||J`ANT, v.i. To ramble here and there; to make an excursion.J`ANT, n. An excursion; a ramble; a ...
||J`ANTILY, adv. [from janty.] Briskly; airily; gayly.
||J`ANTINESS, n. Airiness; flutter; briskness.
||J`ANTY, a. Airy, showy; fluttering; finical.
||JAN'UARY. n. [L. januarius; L. geno, to beget, Eng. to begin.]The first month of the year, ...
||JAPAN-EARTH, n. Catechu, a combination of gummy and resinous matter, obtained from the juice of a ...
||JAPAN', n. [from the country in Asia, so called.]This name is given to work varnished and figured ...
||JAPANE'SE, a. Pertaining to Japan or its inhabitants.JAPANE'SE, n. A native of Japan; or the ...
||JAPAN'NED, pp. Varnished in a particular manner.
||JAPAN'NER, n. One who varnishes in the manner of the Japanese, or one skilled in the art.1. A ...
||JAPAN'NING, ppr. Varnishing in the manner of the Japanese; giving a glossy black ...
||JAPE, v.i. To jest.JAPE, v.t. To cheat.JAPE, n. A jest; a trick.
||JA'PER, n. A jester.
||JAPHET'IC, a. Pertaining to Japheth, the eldest son of Noah; as the Japhetic nations, which people ...
||JAP'U, n. A bird of Brazil that suspends its nest.
||J`AR, v.i. To strike together with a short rattle or tremulous sound; to strike untunably or ...
||JARARACA, n. A species of serpent in America, seldom exceeding 18 inches in length,having ...
||JARDES, n. Callous tumors on the legs of a horse, below the bend of the ham on the outside.
||J`ARGLE, v.i. To emit a harsh or shrill sound. [Not in use.]
||J`ARGON, n.1. Confused, unintelligible talk or language; gabble; gibberish; cant. All jargon of ...
||JARGONELLE, n. jargonel'. A species of pear.
||JARGON'IC, a. Pertaining to the mineral jargon.
||J`ARRED, pp. [from jar.] Shaken.
||J`ARRING, ppr. Shaking; making a harsh sound; discordant.J`ARRING, n. A shaking; discord; ...
||JAS'HAWK, n. A young hawk.
||JAS'MINE, n. [It is sometimes written in English jessamine.]A plant of the genus Jasminum, bearing ...
||JAS'PACHATE, n. A name anciently given to some varieties of agate jasper.
||J`ASPER, n. [L. iaspis.] A mineral of the siliceous kind, and of several varieties. It is less ...
||J`ASPERATED, a. Mixed with jasper; containing particles of jasper; as a jasperated agate.
||JASPIDE'AN, a. Like jasper; consisting of jasper, or partaking of jasper.
||J`ASPONYX, n. The purest horn-colored onyx, with beautiful green zones, composed of genuine matter ...
||JAUNCE, v.i. To bustle; to jaunt.
||JAUNDICE, n. j`andis. A disease which is characterized by a suffusion of bile over the coats of ...
||JAUNDICED, a. j`andised. Affected with the jaundice; suffused with a yellow color; as a jaundiced ...
||JAUNT. [See Jant.]
||JAV'EL, v.t. To bemire. [Not in use.]
||JAV'ELIN, , n. A sort of spear about five feet and a half long, the shaft of which was of wood, ...
||JAW, n.1. The bones of the mouth in which the teeth are fixed. They resemble a horse shoe. In ...
||JAW'ED, a. Denoting the appearance of the jaws.
||JAW'FALL, n. [jaw and fall.] Depression of the jaw; figuratively, depression of spirits.
||JAW'FALLEN, a. Depressed in spirits; dejected.
||JAWN, v.i. To yawn. [Not in use. See Yawn.]
||JAW'Y, a. Relating to the jaws.
||JAY, n. A bird, the Corvus glandarius.
||JAYET. [See Jet.]
||JA'ZEL, n. A gem of an azure blue color.
||JEALOUS, a. jel'us.1. Suspicious; apprehensive of rivalship; uneasy through fear that another has ...
||JEALOUSLY, adv. jel'usly. With jealousy or suspicion; emulously; with suspicious fear, vigilance ...
||JEALOUSNESS, n. jel'usness. The state of being jealous; suspicion; suspicious vigilance.
||JEALOUSY, n. jel'usy.1. That passion of peculiar uneasiness which arises from the fear that a ...
||JEARS, n. In sea-language, an assemblage of tackles by which the lower yards of a ship are hoisted ...
||JEAT, n. A fossil of a fine black color. [See Jet.]
||JEE. A word used by teamsters, directing their teams to pass further to the right, or from the ...
||JEER, v.i. To utter severe, sarcastic reflections; to scoff; to deride; to flout; to make a mock ...
||JEE'RED, pp. Railed at; derided.
||JEE'RER, n. A scoffer; a railer; a scorner; a mocker.
||JEE'RING, ppr. Scoffing; mocking; deriding.JEE'RING, n. Derision.
||JEE'RINGLY, adv. With raillery; scornfully; contemptuously; in mockery.
||JEF'FERSONITE, n. A mineral occurring in crystalline masses, of a dark olive green color passing ...
||JEG'GET n. A kind of sausage. [Not in use.]
||JEHO'VAH, n. The Scripture name of the Supreme Being. If, as is supposed, this name is from the ...
||JEHO'VIST, n. Among critics, one who maintains that the vowel-points annexed to the word Jehovah ...
||JEJU'NE, a. [L. jejunus, empty, dry.]1. Wanting; empty; vacant.2. Hungry; not saturated.3. Dry; ...
||JEJU'NENESS, n. Poverty, barrenness; particularly, want of interesting matter; a deficiency of ...
||JEL'LIED, a. [See Jelly and Gelly.] Brought to the consistence of jelly.
||JEL'LY, n. [L. gelo, to congeal. See Gelly.]1. The inspissated juice of fruit, boiled with ...
||JEL'LYBAG, n. A bag through which jelly is distilled.
||JEN'ITE, n. A different orthography of yenite, which see.
||JEN'NET, n. A small Spanish horse, properly genet.
||JEN'NETING, n. [said to be corrupted from juneting, an apple ripe in June, or at St. Jean.] A ...
||JEN'NY, n. A machine for spinning, moved by water or steam and used in manufactories.
||JENT'LING, n. A fish, the blue chub, found in the Danube.
||JEOFAIL, n. jef'fail. An oversight in pleading or other proceeding at law; or the acknowledgment ...
||JEOPARD, v.t. jep'ard. [See Jeopardy.] To hazard; to put in danger; to expose to loss or injury. ...
||JEOPARDER, n. jep'arder. One who puts to hazard.
||JEOPARDIZE, v.t. jep'ardize. To expose to loss or injury; to jeopard. [This is a modern word, used ...
||JEOPARDOUS, a jep'ardous. Exposed to danger; perilous; hazardous.
||JEOPARDOUSLY, adv. jep'ardously. With risk or danger.
||JEOPARDY, n. jep'ardy. Exposure to death, loss or injury; hazard; danger; peril. They were filled ...
||JER'BOA, n. A quadruped having very short fore legs.
||JERK, v.t. [This is probably the Ch.Heb. to reach, to spit, that is, to throw out with a sudden ...
||JERK'IN, n. A jacket; a short coat; a close waistcoat.1. A kind of hawk.
||JER'SEY, n. [from the island so called.]1. Fine yarn of wool.2. The finest of wool separated from ...
||JESS, n. Short straps of leather tied round the legs of a hawk, by which she is held on the ...
||JES'SAMIN, n. A genus of plants and their flowers. [See Jasmin.]
||JES'SE, n. A large brass candlestick branched into many sconces, hanging down in the middle of a ...
||JESS'ED, a. Having jesses on; a term in heraldry.
||JEST, n. [L. gestio.]1. A joke; something ludicrous uttered and meant only to excite laughter. ...
||JEST'ER, n. A person given to jesting, sportive talk and merry pranks. --He rambled up and down ...
||JEST'ING-STOCK, n. A laughing stock; a butt of ridicule.
||JEST'ING, ppr. Joking; talking for diversion or merriment.JEST'ING, n. A joking; concise wit; wit ...
||JEST'INGLY, adv. In a jocose manner; not in earnest.
||JES'UIT, n. s as z. One of the society of Jesus, so called, founded by Ignatius Loyola; a society ...
||JES'UITED, a. Conforming to the principles of the Jesuits.
||JES'UITESS, n. A female Jesuit in principle.
||JESUIT'ICAL, a. Pertaining to the Jesuits or their principles and arts.1. Designing; cunning; ...
||JESUIT'ICALLY, adv. Craftily.
||JES'UITISM, n. The arts, principles and practices of the Jesuits.1. Cunning, deceit; hypocrisy; ...
||JET, n. [L. gagates.] A solid, dry, black,inflammable fossil substance, harder than asphalt, ...
||JETTEAU, n. jet'to. A throw or spout of water.
||JET'TEE, n. A projection in a building.
||JET'TISON, n. In law and commerce, properly, the throwing of goods overboard in order to lighten a ...
||JET'TY, v.i. To jut.JET'TY, n. A small pier or projection into a river for narrowing it and ...
||JET'TYHEAD, n. The projecting part of a wharf; the front of a wharf whose side forms one of the ...
||JEW, n. [a contraction of Judas of Judah.] A Hebrew or Israelite.
||JEW'EL-LIKE, a. Brilliant as a jewel.
||JEW'EL-OFFICE, n. The place where the royal ornaments are reposited.
||JEW'EL, n. [Low L. jocale.]1. An ornament worn by ladies,usually consisting of a precious stone, ...
||JEW'ELED, pp. Adorned with jewels.
||JEW'ELER, n. One who makes or deals in jewels and other ornaments.
||JEW'ELING, ppr. Adorning with jewels.
||JEW'ELRY, n. Jewels in general.
||JEW'ESS, n. A Hebrew woman. Acts.24.
||JEW'ISH, a. Pertaining to the Jews or Hebrews. Tit.1.
||JEW'ISHLY, adv. In the manner of the Jews.
||JEW'ISHNESS, n. The rites of the Jews.
||JEW'RY, n. Judea; also, a district inhabited by Jews, whence the name of a street in London.
||JEWS-EAR, n. The name of a species of Fungus, the Peziza auricula, bearing some resemblance to the ...
||JEWS-FRANKINCENSE, n. A plant, a species of Styrax.
||JEWS-HARP, n. [Jew and harp.] An instrument of music shaped like a harp, which, placed between the ...
||JEWS-MALLOW, n. A plant, species of Corchorus.
||JEWS-PITCH, n. Asphaltum, which see.
||JEWS-STONE, n. The clavated spine of a very large egg-shaped sea urchin petrified. It is a ...
||JEZ'EBEL, n. An impudent, daring, vitious woman.
||JIB-BOOM, n. A spar which is run out from the extremity of the bowsprit, and which serves as a ...
||JIB, n. The foremost sail of a ship, being a large stay-sail extended from the outer end of the ...
||JIBOY'A, n. An American serpent of the largest kind.
||JIG, n. A kind of light dance, or a tune or air.1. A ballad.JIG, v.i. To dance a jig.
||JIG'GER, n. In sea-language, a machine consisting of a rope about five feet long, with a block at ...
||JIG'GISH, a. Suitable to a jig.
||JIG'MAKER, n. One who makes or plays jigs.1. A ballad maker.
||JIG'PIN, n. A pin used by miners to hold the turn-beams, and prevent them from turning.
||JILL, n. A young woman; in contempt. [See Gill.]
||JILT, n. [of uncertain etymology.] A woman who gives her lover hopes and capriciously disappoints ...
||JIM'MERS, n. Jointed hinges.
||JIN'GLE, v.i.1. To make a sharp clattering sound; to ring as a little bell, or as small pieces of ...
||JIN'GLING, ppr. Giving a sharp fine rattling sound, as a little bell or as pieces of metal.
||JIP'PO, n. A waistcoat or kind of stays for females.
||JOB, n. [of unknown origin, but perhaps allied to chop, primarily to strike or drive.]1. A piece ...
||JOB'BER, n. One who does small jobs.1. A dealer in the public stocks or funds; usually called a ...
||JOB'BERNOWL, n. A loggerhead; a blockhead. [A low word.]
||JOB'S-TEARS, n. A plant of the genus Coix.
||JOCK'EY, n. [said to be from Jackey, a diminutive of Jack, John; primarily, a boy that rides ...
||JOCK'EYSHIP, n. The art or practice of riding horses.
||JOCO-SE'RIOUS, a. Partaking of mirth and seriousness.
||JOCO'SE, a. [L. jocosus, from jocus, a joke.]1. Given to jokes and jesting; merry; waggish; used ...
||JOCO'SELY, adv. In jest; for sport or game; waggishly.
||JOCO'SENESS, n. The quality of being jocose; waggery; merriment. [Jocosity is not used.]
||JOC'ULAR, a. [L. jocularis, from jocus, a joke.]1. Jocose; waggish; merry; given to jesting; used ...
||JOCULAR'ITY, n. Merriment; jesting.
||JOC'ULARLY, adv. In jest; for sport or mirth.
||JOC'ULARY, a. Jocular. [Not in use.]
||JOC'ULATOR, n. [L.] A jester; a droll; a minstrel.
||JOC'ULATORY, a. Droll; merrily said.
||JOC'UND, a. [L. jocundus, from jocus, a joke.]Merry; gay; airy; lively; sportive. Rural sports and ...
||JOC'UNDLY, adv. Merrily; gayly.
||JOC'UNDNESS, n. State of being merry; gayety.
||JOG, v.t. [Eng. shock, shake.] To push or shake with the elbow or hand; to give notice or excite ...
||JOG'GER, n. One who walks or moves heavily and slowly.1. One who gives a sudden push.
||JOG'GING, ppr. Pushing slightly.JOG'GING, n. A slight push or shake.
||JOG'GLE, v.t. [from jog.] To shake slightly; to give a sudden but slight push.
||JOG'GLED, pp. Slightly shaken.
||JOG'GLING, ppr. Shaking slightly.
||JOHAN'NES, n. [John, latinized.] A Portuguese gold coin of the value of eight dollars; contracted ...
||JOHN'APPLE, n. A sort of apple, good for spring use, when other fruit is spent.
||JOIN, v.t. [L. jungo, jungere; jungo for jugo, jugum; Eng. yoke;Gr. a yoke, and a pair, to join.]1. ...
||JOIN'DER, n. A joining; as a joinder in demurrer.
||JOIN'ED, pp. Added; united; set or fastened together; associated; confederated.
||JOIN'ER, n. One whose occupation is to construct things by joining pieces of wood; but ...
||JOIN'ERY, n. The art of fitting and joining pieces of timber in the construction of utensils or ...
||JOIN'HAND, n. Writing in which letters are joined in words; as distinguished from writing in ...
||JOIN'ING, ppr. Adding; making contiguous; uniting; confederating.
||JOINT'-HEIR, n. [joint and heir.] A heir having a joint interest with another. Rom.8.
||JOINT-TEN'ANCY, n. [joint and tenant.] A tenure of estate by unity of interest, title, time and ...
||JOINT-TEN'ANT, n. [joint and tenant.] One who holds an estate by joint-tenancy.
||JOINT, n. [L. junctura. See Join.]1. The joining of two or more things.2. In anatomy, the ...
||JOINT'ED, pp. Formed with articulations, as the stem of a plant.1. Separated into joints or ...
||JOINT'ER, n. A long plane, a joiner's utensil.
||JOINT'LY, adv. Together; unitedly; in concert; with cooperation.1. With union of interest; as, to ...
||JOINT'RESS, n. A woman who has a jointure.
||JOINT'STOOL, n. A stool consisting of parts inserted in each other.
||JOINT'URE, n. An estate in lands or tenements, settled on a woman in consideration of marriage, ...
||JOINT'URED, pp. Endowed with a jointure.
||JOIST, n. A small piece of timber, such as is framed into the girders and summers of a building to ...
||JOKE, n. [L. jocus.]1. A jest; something said for the sake of exciting a laugh; something witty or ...
||JO'KER, n. A jester; a merry fellow.
||JO'KING, ppr. Jesting; making merry with.
||JOLE, n. [sometimes written jowl.]1. The cheek; used in the phrase, cheek by jole, that is, with ...
||JOL'LILY, adv. [See Jolly.] With noisy mirth; with a disposition to noisy mirth.
||JOL'LIMENT, n. Mirth; merriment.
||JOL'LITY, n. [from jolly.] Noisy mirth; gayety; merriment; festivity. All was now turned to ...
||JOL'LY-BOAT, n. A small boat belonging to a ship.
||JOL'LY, a.1. Merry; gay; lively; full of life and mirth; jovial. It expresses more life and noise ...
||JOLT, v.i. To shake with short abrupt risings and fallings; as a carriage moving on rough ground. ...
||JOLTER, n. He or that which jolts.
||JOLTHEAD, n. A greathead; a dunce; a blockhead.
||JOLTING, ppr. Giving sudden jerks or shakes.
||JON'QUIL, n. [L. juncus, a rush.] A plant of the genus Narcissus or daffodil, bearing beautiful ...
||JOR'DEN, n. A vessel for chamber uses.
||JO'SO, n. A small fish of the gudgeon kind.
||JOS'TLE, v.t. jos'l. To run against; to push.
||JOS'TLED, pp. Run against; pushed. We say, a thing is jostled out of its place.
||JOS'TLING, ppr. Running against; pushing.JOS'TLING, n. A running against; a crowding.
||JOT, n. [ Heb. yod.] An iota; a point; a tittle; the least quantity assignable. Till heaven and ...
||JOT'TING, n. A memorandum.
||JOUIS'SANCE, n. Jollity; merriment. [Not in use.]
||JOURNAL, n. jur'nal. [L. diurnum. This was originally an adjective, signifying daily, as in ...
||JOURNALIST, n. jur'nalist. The writer of a journal or diary.
||JOURNALIZE, v.t. jur'nalize. To enter in a journal.
||JOUR'NEY-WORK, n. Work done for hire by a mechanic in his proper occupation. [This word is never ...
||JOURNEY, n. jur'ny. [L. diurnus, dies.]1. The travel of a day.2. Travel by land to any distance ...
||JOUR'NEYING, ppr. Traveling; passing from place to place.JOUR'NEYING, n. A traveling or passing ...
||JOUR'NEYMAN, n. [jounrey and man.] Strictly, a man hired to work by the day,but in fact, any ...
||JOUST. [See Just.]
||JOVE, n. [L. Jovis.]1. The name of the Supreme Deity among the Romans.2. The planet jupiter. Or ...
||JO'VIAL, a. [from Jove, supra.] Under the influence of Jupiter, the planet. --The fixed stars ...
||JO'VIALIST, n. One who lives a jovial life.
||JO'VIALLY, adv. Merrily; gayly; with noisy mirth.
||JO'VIALNESS, n. Noisy mirth; gayety.
||JOWL, n. The cheek. [See Jole.]
||JOWL'ER, n. The name of a hunting dog, beagle or other dog.
||JOW'TER, n. A fish driver.
||JOY, n.1. The passion or emotion excited by the acquisition or expectation of good; that ...
||JOY'ANCE, n. Gayety; festivity.
||JOY'ED, pp. Gladdened; enjoyed.
||JOY'FUL, a. Full of joy; very glad; exulting. My soul shall be joyful in my God. Is.61.Rarely, it ...
||JOY'FULLY, adv. With joy; gladly. Never did men more joyfully obey.
||JOY'FULNESS, n. Great gladness; joy. Deut.28.
||JOY'LESS, a. Destitute of joy; wanting joy. With downcast eyes the joyless victor sat.Rarely ...
||JOY'LESSLY, adv. Without joy.
||JOY'LESSNESS, n. State of being joyless.
||JOY'OUS, a. Glad; gay; merry; joyful. Joyous the birds; fresh gales and gentle airs Whispered ...
||JOY'OUSLY, adv. With joy or gladness.
||JOY'OUSNESS, n. The state of being joyous.
||JUB, n. A bottle or vessel.
||JU'BILANT, a. [L. jubilans. See Jubilee.] Uttering songs of triumph; rejoicing; shouting with joy. ...
||JUBILA'TION, n. [L. jubilatio. See Jubilee.]The act of declaring triumph.
||JU'BILEE, n. [L. jubilum, from jubilo, to shout for joy; Heb. the blast of a trumpet, coinciding ...
||JUCUND'ITY, n. [L. jucunditas, from jucundus, sweet, pleasant.Pleasantness; agreeableness. [Little ...
||JUDA'ICAL, a. Pertaining to the Jews.
||JUDA'ICALLY, adv. After the Jewish manner.
||JU'DAISM, n.1. The religious doctrines and rites of the Jews, as enjoinedin the laws of Moses. ...
||JU'DAIZE, v.i. To conform to the religious doctrines and rites of the Jews. They--prevailed on the ...
||JU'DAIZER, n. One who conforms to the religion of the Jews.
||JU'DAIZING, ppr. Conforming to the doctrines and rites of the Jews.
||JU'DAS-TREE, n. A plant of the genus Cercis.
||JUD'DOCK, n. A small snipe, called also Jack-snipe.
||JUDGE, n. [L. judex, supposed to be compounded of jus, law or right, and dico, to pronounce.]1. A ...
||JUDG'ED, pp. Heard and determined; tried judicially; sentenced; censured; doomed.
||JUDG'ER, n. One who judges or passes sentence.
||JUDGESHIP, n. judj'ship. The office of a judge.
||JUDG'ING, ppr. Hearing and determining; forming an opinion; dooming.
||JUDG'MENT-DAY, n. The last day, or day when final judgment will be pronounced on the subjects of ...
||JUDG'MENT-HALL, n. The hall where courts are held.
||JUDG'MENT-SEAT, n. The seat or bench on which judges sit in court.1. A court; a tribunal. We ...
||JUDG'MENT, n. The act of judging; the act or process of the mind in comparing its ideas, to find ...
||JU'DICATIVE, a. Having power to judge.
||JU'DICATORY, a. Dispensing justice.JU'DICATORY, n. [L. judicatorium.] A court of justice; a ...
||JU'DICATURE, n. The power of distributing justice by legal trial and determination. A court of ...
||JUDI'CIALLY, adv. In the forms of legal justice; as a sentence judicially declared.1. By way of ...
||JUDI'CIARY n. [L. judiciarius.]1. Passing judgment or sentence.2. Pertaining to the courts of ...
||JUDI'CIOUS, a.1. According to sound judgment; wise; prudent; rational; adapted to obtain a good ...
||JUDI'CIOUSLY, adv. With good judgment; with discretion or wisdom; skillfully. Longinus has ...
||JUDI'CIOUSNESS, n. The quality of acting or being according to sound judgment.
||JUG, n. [Low L. caucus.] A vessel,usually earthen, with a swelling belly and narrow mouth, used ...
||JUG'GLE, v.i. [L. joculor, to jest, from jocus, a joke; jocor, to joke;]1. To play tricks by ...
||JUG'GLER, n.1. One who practices or exhibits tricks by slight of hand; one who makes sport by ...
||JUG'GLING, ppr. Playing tricks by slight of hand; deceiving.JUG'GLING, n. The act or practice of ...
||JUG'GLINGLY, adv. In a deceptive manner.
||JU'GULAR, a. [L. jugulum, the neck, either from jugum, a yoke, or from its radical sense, to ...
||JUICELESS, a. ju'seless. Destitute of juice; dry; without moisture.
||JUICINESS, n. ju'siness. The state of abounding with juice; succulence in plants.
||JUICY, a. ju'sy. Abounding with juice; moist; succulent.
||JUISE, n. [L. jus.] Judgment; justice.
||JU'JUBE, n. [L. zizyphum.] The name of a plant and of its fruit, which is pulpy and resembles a ...
||JUKE, v.i. To perch. [Not used.]
||JU'LEP, n. In pharmacy, a medicine composed of some proper liquor and a sirup of sugar, of ...
||JU'LIAN, a. Noting the old account of the year, as regulated by Julius Caesar, which continued to ...
||JU'LIS, n. A small fish with a green back.
||JU'LUS, n. [Gr. a handful or bundle.]1. In botany, a catkin or ament, a species of calyx or ...
||JULY-FLOWER, n. The name of certain species of plants. The clove July-flower is of the genus ...
||JULY', n. The seventh month of the year, during which the sun enters the sign Leo. It is so ...
||JU'MART, n. The offspring of a bull and a mare.
||JUM'BLE, v.t. To mix in a confused mass; to put or throw together without order. It is often ...
||JUM'BLED, pp. Mixed or collected in a confused mass.
||JUM'BLEMENT, n. Confused mixture. [Not in use.]
||JUM'BLER, a. One who mixes things in confusion.
||JUM'BLING, ppr. Putting or mixing in a confused mass.
||JU'MENT, n. [L. jumentum, a beast.] A beast of burden. [Not used.]
||JUMP, v.i.1. To leap; to skip; to spring. Applied to men, it signifies to spring upwards or ...
||JUMP'ER, n. One who jumps.
||JUMP'ING, ppr. Leaping; springing; bounding.
||JUNC'ATE, n. [L. juncus, a rush.]1. A cheese-cake; a kind of sweetmeat of curds and sugar.2. Any ...
||JUNC'OUS, a. [L. junceus or juncosus, from juncus, a rush.]Full of bulrushes. [Little used.]
||JUNC'TION, n. [L. junctio, from jungo, to join.]1. The act or operation of joining; as the ...
||JUNC'TURE, n. [L. junctura; jungo, to join.]1. A joining; union; amity; as the juncture of ...
||JUNE, n. [L. junius.] The sixth month of the year, when the sun enters the sign Cancer.
||JUN'GLE, n. In Hindoostan, a thick wood of small trees or shrubs.
||JUN'GLY, a. Consisting of jungles; abounding with jungles.
||JU'NIOR, a. [L. from juvenis, young; quasi, juvenior.]Younger; not as old as another; as a junior ...
||JUNIOR'ITY, n. The state of being junior.
||JU'NIPER, n. [L. juniperus.] A tree or shrub bearing berries of a bluish color, of a warm, ...
||JUNK, n. [L. juncus.]1. Pieces of old cable or old cordage, used for making points, gaskets, mats, ...
||JUNK'ET, n. [See Juncate.] A sweetmeat.1. A stolen entertainment.JUNK'ET, v.i. To feast in ...
||JUN'TO, n. [L. junctus, joined.]1. Primarily, a select council or assembly, which deliberates in ...
||JU'PITER, n. [L. the air or heavens; Jovis pater.]1. The supreme deity among the Greeks and ...
||JUPPON', n. A short close coat.
||JU'RAT, n. [L. juratus, sworn, from juro, to swear.]In England, a magistrate in some corporations; ...
||JU'RATORY, a. [L. juro, to swear.] Comprising an oath; as juratory caution. [Little used.]
||JURID'ICAL, a. [L. juridicus; jus, juris, law, and dico, to pronounce.]1. Acting in the ...
||JURID'ICALLY, adv. According to forms of law, or proceedings in tribunals of justice; with legal ...
||JURISCON'SULT, n. [L. juris consultus; jus and consultus, consulo, to consult.] Among the Romans, ...
||JURISDIC'TION, n. [L. jurisdictio; jus, juris, law, and dictio, from dico, to pronounce.]1. The ...
||JURISDIC'TIONAL, a. Pertaining to jurisdiction; as jurisdictional rights.
||JURISDIC'TIVE, a. Having jurisdiction.
||JURISPRU'DENCE, n. [L. jurisprudentia; jus, law, and prudentia, science.] The science of law; the ...
||JURISPRU'DENT, a. Understanding law.
||JURISPRUDEN'TIAL, a. Pertaining to jurisprudence.
||JU'RIST, n. [L. jus, juris, law.]1. A man who professes the science of law; one versed in the law, ...
||JU'ROR, n. [L. jurator; or rather juro, to swear.]One that serves on a jury; one sworn to deliver ...
||JU'RY, n. [L. juro, to swear.] A number of freeholders, selected in the manner prescribed by law, ...
||JU'RYMAN, n. One who is empaneled on a jury, or who serves as a juror.
||JU'RYM`AST, n. A mast erected in a ship to supply the place of one carried away in a tempest or an ...
||JUSE, n. juse. The sap of vegetables; the fluid part of animal substances.
||JUST, a. [L. justus. The primary sense is probably straight or close, from the sense of setting, ...
||JUST'ICE, n. [L. justitia, from justus, just.]1. The virtue which consists in giving to every one ...
||JUST'ICEABLE, a. Liable to account in a court of justice. [Little used.]
||JUST'ICER, n. An administrator of justice. [Little used.]
||JUST'ICESHIP, n. The office or dignity of a justice.
||JUSTI'CIAR, n. [L. justiciarius.] An administrator of justice.1. A chief justice.2. One that ...
||JUST'IFIABLE, a. [from justify.] That may be proved to be just; that may be vindicated on ...
||JUST'IFIABLENESS, n. The quality of being justifiable; rectitude; possibility of being defended or ...
||JUST'IFIABLY, adv. In a manner that admits of vindication or justification; rightly.
||JUSTIFICA'TION, n.1. The act of justifying; a showing to be just or conformable to law, rectitude ...
||JUSTIF'ICATIVE, a. Justifying; that has power to justify.
||JUSTIFICA'TOR, n. One who justifies. [Little used.]
||JUST'IFIER, n. One who justifies; one who vindicates,supports or defends.1. He who pardons and ...
||JUST'IFY, v.t. [L. justus, just,and facio, to make.]1. To prove or show to be just, or conformable ...
||JUS'TLE, v.i. jus'l. [See Jostle and Just.] To run against; to encounter; to strike against; to ...
||JUST'LY, adv. [from just.] In conformity to law, justice or propriety; by right. The offender is ...
||JUST'NESS, n. Accuracy; exactness; as the justness of proportions.1. Conformity to truth; as the ...
||JUT-WINDOW, n. A window that projects form the line of a building.
||JUT, v.i. [a different spelling of jet.] To shoot forward; to project beyond the main body; as the ...
||JUT'TING, ppr. Shooting out; projecting.
||JUT'TY, v.i. To jut. [Not used.]JUT'TY, n. A projection in a building; also, a pier or mole.
||JU'VENILE, a. [L. juvenilis, from juvenis, young.]1. Young; youthful; as juvenile years or age.2. ...
||JUVENIL'ITY, n. Youthfulness; youthful age.1. Light and careless manner; the manners or customs ...
||JUXTAPOS'ITED, a. [L. juxta, near, and posited.]Placed near; adjacent or contiguous.
||JUXTAPOSI'TION, n. [L. juxta,near, and position.]A placing or being placed in nearness or ...