A quick stab or blow; a poking or thrusting motion.
A short straight punch.
A medical injection.
A vaccination, whether or not delivered via conventional injection.
A verbal annoyance.
To poke or thrust abruptly, or to make such a motion.
To deliver a quick punch.
To give someone an injection
One of the bones, usually bearing teeth, which form the framework of the mouth.
The part of the face below the mouth.
Anything resembling the jaw of an animal in form or action; especially plural, the mouth or way of entrance.
A notch or opening.
A notched or forked part, adapted for holding an object in place.
One of a pair of opposing parts which are movable towards or from each other, for grasping or crushing anything between them.
The inner end of a boom or gaff, hollowed in a half circle so as to move freely on a mast.
Impudent or abusive talk.
The curved part of the marking the entry to the pocket.
To assail or abuse by scolding.
To scold; to clamor.
To talk; to converse.
(of a ball) To stick in the jaws of a pocket.
(used in certain set phrases like jaw harp, jaw harpist and jaw's-trump)
An earthmoving machine made by the J. C. Bamford (JCB) company, or (through trademark erosion) any backhoe/endloader combination, or similar machinery.
A triangular staysail set forward of the foremast. In a sloop (see image) the basic jib reaches back roughly to the level of the mast.
Any of a variety of specialty triangular staysails set forward of the foremast.
The projecting arm of a crane
A crane used for mounting and moving a video camera
An object that is used for performing tricks while skiing, snowboarding, skateboarding, in-line skating, or biking. These objects are usually found in a terrain park or skate park.
(dialectal) The under lip, the mouth, face, nose, or teeth.
To shift, or swing round, as a sail, boom, yard, etc., as in tacking.
To stop and refuse to go forward (usually of a horse).
To stop doing something, to become reluctant to proceed with an activity.
One who jibs or balks, refusing to continue forward.
A stationary condition; a standstill.
A light, brisk musical movement; a gigue.
A lively dance in 6/8 (double jig), 9/8 (slip jig) or 12/8 (single jig) time; a tune suitable for such a dance. By extension, a lively traditional tune in any of these time signatures. Unqualified, the term is usually taken to refer to a double (6/8) jig.
A dance performed by one or sometimes two individual dancers, as opposed to a dance performed by a set or team.
A type of lure consisting of a hook molded into a weight, usually with a bright or colorful body.
A device in manufacturing, woodworking, or other creative endeavors for controlling the location, path of movement, or both of either a workpiece or the tool that is operating upon it. Subsets of this general class include machining jigs, woodworking jigs, welders' jigs, jewelers' jigs, and many others.
An apparatus or machine for jigging ore.
A light, humorous piece of writing, especially in rhyme; a farce in verse; a ballad.
A trick; a prank.
To move briskly, especially as a dance.
To move with a skip or rhythm; to move with vibrations or jerks.
To fish with a jig.
To sing to the tune of a jig.
To trick or cheat; to cajole; to delude.
To sort or separate, as ore in a jigger or sieve.
To cut or form, as a piece of metal, in a jigging machine.
A form of exercise, slower than a run; an energetic trot.
To push slightly; to move or shake with a push or jerk, as to gain the attention of; to jolt.
To shake, stir or rouse.
To walk or ride forward with a jolting pace; to move at a heavy pace, trudge; to move on or along.
To move at a pace between walking and running, to run at a leisurely pace.
To cause to move at an energetic trot.
To straighten stacks of paper by lightly tapping against a flat surface.
A former, pre-metric unit of length in India, equal to approximately a quarter of an inch
A serving vessel or container, circular in cross-section and typically higher than it is wide, with a relatively small mouth or spout, an ear handle and often a stopper or top.
The amount that a jug can hold.
A woman's breasts.
To stew in an earthenware jug etc.
To put into jail.
To utter a sound like "jug", as certain birds do, especially the nightingale.
To nestle or collect together in a covey.
Whilst jogging; with a jogging motion; with agitation.
agitated; jogging; moving about
The Egyptian cobra,
The pilgrimage to Mecca made by pious Muslims; one of the five pillars of Islam.
A place or institution for the confinement of persons held in lawful custody or detention, especially for minor offenses or with reference to some future judicial proceeding.
Confinement in a jail.
The condition created by the requirement that a horse claimed in a claiming race not be run at another track for some period of time (usually 30 days).
In dodgeball and related games, the area where players who have been struck by the ball are confined.
A judge of Israel.
name of biblical origin.
Either of the vertical components that form the side of an opening in a wall, such as that of a door frame, window frame, or fireplace.
Any thick mass of rock that prevents miners from following the lode or vein.
To fix or attach a jamb to.
Problematic blocking of a software application's user interface due to slow operations or poor interface design.
A joke or quip.
To jest; play tricks; joke.
To mock; deride; gibe; trick; befool.
To modify (weaponry) to disadvantage; especially, to attach and use a tracking device to covertly monitor its location.
To knock one pace-egg against that of an opponent, with the aim of cracking the other’s egg and leaving one's own intact.
A woman's hairpiece.
A mark left by a splash of water or mud.
To splash; to slosh.
Something; any object, place or thing.
Relating to the jaws.
A mocking remark or reflection.
To utter sarcastic or mocking comments; to speak with mockery or derision; to use taunting language.
To mock; treat with mockery; to taunt.
A gear; a tackle.
An assemblage or combination of tackles, for hoisting or lowering the yards of a ship.
An officer with political influence; a head or chief in government, such as a sheriff.
A boss in a business, company or other organization.
a jelly or gel
derived from a medieval variant of
A sudden, often uncontrolled movement, especially of the body.
A quick, often unpleasant tug or shake.
A dull or stupid person.
A person with unlikable or obnoxious qualities and behavior, typically mean, self-centered or disagreeable.
The rate of change in acceleration with respect to time.
A soda jerk.
A lift in which the weight is taken with a quick motion from shoulder height to a position above the head with arms fully extended and held there for a brief time.
To make a sudden uncontrolled movement.
To give a quick, often unpleasant tug or shake.
To beat, to hit.
To throw with a quick and suddenly arrested motion of the hand.
To lift using a jerk.
To flout with contempt.
A rich, spicy Jamaican marinade
Meat cured by jerking; charqui.
To cure (meat) by cutting it into strips and drying it, originally in the sun.
Characteristic of a Jew or (the) Jews; Jewish
Junction field effect transistor.
A species of grassy tamarisk shrub, common in river-marshes.
A maneuver in which the stern of a sailing boat or ship crosses the wind, typically resulting in the sudden sweep of the boom from one side of the sailboat to the other.