Lexicon: jargoning – jay

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jargoning, verbal n. [OF gargonner, 'to warble, chatter, jabber, talk'.]

Twittering; warbling; chattering; unintelligible talk.

jargoning, verbal n. [OF gargonner, 'to warble, chatter, jabber, talk'.]

Twittering; warbling; chattering; unintelligible talk.

Jason, proper n. [Gk iasthai, to heal; see also Heb. Joshua, the Lord heals.]

Hero in Greek mythology; legendary husband of Medea; man who led the Argonauts through various adventures in order to obtain the golden fleece from King Æetes.

Jason, proper n. [Gk iasthai, to heal; see also Heb. Joshua, the Lord heals.]

Hero in Greek mythology; legendary husband of Medea; man who led the Argonauts through various adventures in order to obtain the golden fleece from King Æetes.

jasper, adj. [OFr; noun acting as adjective.]

Rhomboidal quartz; precious mineral; gem material with a fine polish; [fig.] heavenly; celestial; glorious (see Revelation 21:18-19).

jasper, adj. [OFr; noun acting as adjective.]

Rhomboidal quartz; precious mineral; gem material with a fine polish; [fig.] heavenly; celestial; glorious (see Revelation 21:18-19).

jaw (-s), n. [uncertain origin, poss. < OE céowan, chew.] (webplay: teeth).

Framework of the mouth; bones in which the teeth are set.

jaw (-s), n. [uncertain origin, poss. < OE céowan, chew.] (webplay: teeth).

Framework of the mouth; bones in which the teeth are set.

jay (-s), n. [OFr.] (webplay: bird).

Blue jay; bird with striking plumage; flying creature that chatters noisily; [fig.] fowl signaling the winter season.

jay (-s), n. [OFr.] (webplay: bird).

Blue jay; bird with striking plumage; flying creature that chatters noisily; [fig.] fowl signaling the winter season.