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  • English Word Jacquard Definition Pertaining to, or invented by, Jacquard, a French mechanician, who died in 1834.
  • English Word Jacqueminot Definition A half-hardy, deep crimson rose of the remontant class; -- so named after General Jacqueminot, of France.
  • English Word Jacquerie Definition 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.
  • English Word Jactancy Definition A boasting; a bragging.
  • English Word Jactation Definition A throwing or tossing of the body; a shaking or agitation.
  • English Word Jactitation Definition Vain boasting or assertions repeated to the prejudice of another's right; false claim.
  • English Word Jactitation Definition A frequent tossing or moving of the body; restlessness, as in delirium.
  • English Word Jaculable Definition Fit for throwing.
  • English Word Jaculate Definition To throw or cast, as a dart; to throw out; to emit.
  • English Word Jaculated Definition of Jaculate
  • English Word Jaculating Definition of Jaculate
  • English Word Jaculation Definition The act of tossing, throwing, or hurling, as spears.
  • English Word Jaculator Definition One who throws or casts.
  • English Word Jaculator Definition The archer fish (Toxotes jaculator).
  • English Word Jaculatory Definition Darting or throwing out suddenly; also, suddenly thrown out; uttered in short sentences; ejaculatory; as, jaculatory prayers.
  • English Word Jadding Definition See Holing.
  • English Word Jade Definition 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.
  • English Word Jade Definition A mean or tired horse; a worthless nag.
  • English Word Jade Definition A disreputable or vicious woman; a wench; a quean; also, sometimes, a worthless man.
  • English Word Jade Definition A young woman; -- generally so called in irony or slight contempt.
  • English Word Jade Definition To treat like a jade; to spurn.
  • English Word Jade Definition To make ridiculous and contemptible.
  • English Word Jade Definition To exhaust by overdriving or long-continued labor of any kind; to tire or wear out by severe or tedious tasks; to harass.
  • English Word Jade Definition To become weary; to lose spirit.
  • English Word Jaded Definition of Jade
  • English Word Jadeite Definition See Jade, the stone.
  • English Word Jadery Definition The tricks of a jade.
  • English Word Jading Definition of Jade
  • English Word Jadish Definition Vicious; ill-tempered; resembling a jade; -- applied to a horse.
  • English Word Jadish Definition Unchaste; -- applied to a woman.