n. - An opaque, impure variety of quartz, of red, yellow, and other dull colors, breaking with a smooth surface. It admits of a high polish, and is used for vases, seals, snuff boxes, etc. When the colors are in stripes or bands, it is called striped / banded jasper. The Egyptian pebble is a brownish yellow jasper.
a. - Of the nature of jasper; mixed with jasper.
v. i. - To ride hard; to jounce.
n. - A morbid condition, characterized by yellowness of the eyes, skin, and urine, whiteness of the faeces, constipation, uneasiness in the region of the stomach, loss of appetite, and general languor and lassitude. It is caused usually by obstruction of the biliary passages and consequent damming up, in the liver, of the bile, which is then absorbed into the blood.
v. t. - To affect with jaundice; to color by prejudice or envy; to prejudice.
v. i. - To ramble here and there; to stroll; to make an excursion.
v. i. - To ride on a jaunting car.
v. t. - To jolt; to jounce.
n. - A wearisome journey.
n. - A short excursion for pleasure or refreshment; a ramble; a short journey.
superl. - Airy; showy; finical; hence, characterized by an affected or fantastical manner.
n. - One of the islands of the Malay Archipelago belonging to the Netherlands.
n. - Java coffee, a kind of coffee brought from Java.
n. - A sort of light spear, to be thrown or cast by thew hand; anciently, a weapon of war used by horsemen and foot soldiers; now used chiefly in hunting the wild boar and other fierce game.
v. t. - To pierce with a javelin.
n. - One of the bones, usually bearing teeth, which form the framework of the mouth.
n. - Hence, also, the bone itself with the teeth and covering.
n. - In the plural, the mouth.
n. - Fig.: Anything resembling the jaw of an animal in form or action; esp., pl., the mouth or way of entrance; as, the jaws of a pass; the jaws of darkness; the jaws of death.
n. - A notch or opening.
n. - A notched or forked part, adapted for holding an object in place; as, the jaw of a railway-car pedestal. See Axle guard.
n. - One of a pair of opposing parts which are movable towards or from each other, for grasping or crushing anything between them, as, the jaws of a vise, or the jaws of a stone-crushing machine.
n. - The inner end of a boom or gaff, hollowed in a half circle so as to move freely on a mast.
n. - Impudent or abusive talk.
v. i. - To scold; to clamor.
v. t. - To assail or abuse by scolding.
n. - The bone of either jaw; a maxilla or a mandible.