n. - 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.
v. t. - To throw or cast, as a dart; to throw out; to emit.
n. - 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.
n. - A mean or tired horse; a worthless nag.
n. - A disreputable or vicious woman; a wench; a quean; also, sometimes, a worthless man.
n. - A young woman; -- generally so called in irony or slight contempt.
v. t. - To treat like a jade; to spurn.
v. t. - To make ridiculous and contemptible.
v. t. - To exhaust by overdriving or long-continued labor of any kind; to tire or wear out by severe or tedious tasks; to harass.
v. i. - To become weary; to lose spirit.
imp. & p. p. - of Jade
n. - See Jade, the stone.
a. - Vicious; ill-tempered; resembling a jade; -- applied to a horse.
a. - Unchaste; -- applied to a woman.
n. - See Jager.
n. - A notch; a cleft; a barb; a ragged or sharp protuberance; a denticulation.
n. - A part broken off; a fragment.
n. - A cleft or division.
v. t. - To cut into notches or teeth like those of a saw; to notch.
n. - A small load, as of hay or grain in the straw, or of ore.
v. t. - To carry, as a load; as, to jag hay, etc.
n. - A leather bag or wallet;
n. - saddlebags.
n. - Enough liquor to make a man noticeably drunk; a small "load;" a time or case of drunkeness; -- esp. in phr. To have a jag on, to be drunk.
imp. & p. p. - of Jag
a. - Having jags; having rough, sharp notches, protuberances, or teeth; cleft; laciniate; divided; as, jagged rocks.
n. - Raw palm sugar, made in the East Indies by evaporating the fresh juice of several kinds of palm trees, but specifically that of the palmyra (Borassus flabelliformis).