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  • English Word Janitor Definition A door-keeper; a porter; one who has the care of a public building, or a building occupied for offices, suites of rooms, etc.
  • English Word Janitress Definition Alt. of Janitrix
  • English Word Janitrix Definition A female janitor.
  • English Word Janizar Definition A janizary.
  • English Word Janizarian Definition Of or pertaining to the janizaries, or their government.
  • English Word Janizaries Definition of Janizary
  • English Word Janizary Definition A soldier of a privileged military class, which formed the nucleus of the Turkish infantry, but was suppressed in 1826.
  • English Word Janker Definition A long pole on two wheels, used in hauling logs.
  • English Word Jansenism Definition The doctrine of Jansen regarding free will and divine grace.
  • English Word Jansenist Definition 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.
  • English Word Jant Definition See Jaunt.
  • English Word Janthina Definition See Ianthina.
  • English Word Jantily Definition See Jauntily.
  • English Word Jantiness Definition See Jauntiness.
  • English Word Jantu Definition A machine of great antiquity, used in Bengal for raising water to irrigate land.
  • English Word Janty Definition See Jaunty.
  • English Word January Definition The first month of the year, containing thirty-one days.
  • English Word Janus Definition 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.
  • English Word Janus-faced Definition Double-faced; deceitful.
  • English Word Janus-headed Definition Double-headed.
  • English Word Japan Definition Work varnished and figured in the Japanese manner; also, the varnish or lacquer used in japanning.
  • English Word Japan Definition Of or pertaining to Japan, or to the lacquered work of that country; as, Japan ware.
  • English Word Japan Definition To cover with a coat of hard, brilliant varnish, in the manner of the Japanese; to lacquer.
  • English Word Japan Definition To give a glossy black to, as shoes.
  • English Word Japanese Definition Of or pertaining to Japan, or its inhabitants.
  • English Word Japanese Definition A native or inhabitant of Japan; collectively, the people of Japan.
  • English Word Japanese Definition The language of the people of Japan.
  • English Word Japanned Definition of Japan
  • English Word Japanned Definition Treated, or coated, with varnish in the Japanese manner.
  • English Word Japanner Definition One who varnishes in the manner of the Japanese, or one skilled in the art.