Lexicon: jacket – jail

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jacket (-'s), n. [OFr jaquet.] (webplay: short).

  1. Wrap; waist-length coat; short outer garment to keep the upper body warm.
  2. Covering; [fig.] feathers on a bird's back, wings, and head.
  3. Foliage; new leaves.

jacket (-'s), n. [OFr jaquet.] (webplay: short).

  1. Wrap; waist-length coat; short outer garment to keep the upper body warm.
  2. Covering; [fig.] feathers on a bird's back, wings, and head.
  3. Foliage; new leaves.

Jacob, proper n. [L. < Gk < Heb. 'heel-catcher, supplanter'; see Israel, proper n.]

Israel; birthright son of Isaac and Rebekah; prophet who saw Jehovah's face at Peniel; man who wrestled all night with God, who appeared to him as a messenger; patriarch of the Israelite nation; father of the Twelve tribes of Israel; (see Genesis 27, 32; see ED's letters).

Jacob, proper n. [L. < Gk < Heb. 'heel-catcher, supplanter'; see Israel, proper n.]

Israel; birthright son of Isaac and Rebekah; prophet who saw Jehovah's face at Peniel; man who wrestled all night with God, who appeared to him as a messenger; patriarch of the Israelite nation; father of the Twelve tribes of Israel; (see Genesis 27, 32; see ED's letters).

jaded, verbal adj. [unknown origin.] (webplay: fatigued).

Tired; worn out; wearied; exhausted; over-worked; sunken into the sockets of the face; [fig.] hungry looking; having a famished look.

jaded, verbal adj. [unknown origin.] (webplay: fatigued).

Tired; worn out; wearied; exhausted; over-worked; sunken into the sockets of the face; [fig.] hungry looking; having a famished look.

jagged, adj. [uncertain origin.]

Rough; uneven; notched; sharply pointed; irregularly angled.

jagged, adj. [uncertain origin.]

Rough; uneven; notched; sharply pointed; irregularly angled.

jail (-s), n. [OFr gaylle.] (webplay: prison).

  1. Punishment; [fig.] hell; damnation; Hades; place of torment for the wicked.
  2. Prison; detention; confinement; place for those convicted of an offense; building that detains persons accused of a crime.
  3. Restraint; [fig.] grammar school; institution of learning.

jail (-s), n. [OFr gaylle.] (webplay: prison).

  1. Punishment; [fig.] hell; damnation; Hades; place of torment for the wicked.
  2. Prison; detention; confinement; place for those convicted of an offense; building that detains persons accused of a crime.
  3. Restraint; [fig.] grammar school; institution of learning.