n. - Any one of the numerous species of birds belonging to Garrulus, Cyanocitta, and allied genera. They are allied to the crows, but are smaller, more graceful in form, often handsomely colored, and usually have a crest.
n. - A name given to a free-booting, unenlisted, armed man or guerrilla.
a. - Zealous; solicitous; vigilant; anxiously watchful.
a. - Apprehensive; anxious; suspiciously watchful.
a. - Exacting exclusive devotion; intolerant of rivalry.
a. - Disposed to suspect rivalry in matters of interest and affection; apprehensive regarding the motives of possible rivals, or the fidelity of friends; distrustful; having morbid fear of rivalry in love or preference given to another; painfully suspicious of the faithfulness of husband, wife, or lover.
n. - A twilled cotton cloth.
n. - A gear; a tackle.
n. - An assemblage or combination of tackles, for hoisting or lowering the lower yards of a ship.
v. - To utter sarcastic or scoffing reflections; to speak with mockery or derision; to use taunting language; to scoff; as, to jeer at a speaker.
v. t. - To treat with scoffs or derision; to address with jeers; to taunt; to flout; to mock at.
n. - A railing remark or reflection; a scoff; a taunt; a biting jest; a flout; a jibe; mockery.
n. - A religious war against infidels or Mohammedan heretics; also, any bitter war or crusade for a principle or belief.
a. - Pertaining to the jejunum.
a. - Lacking matter; empty; void of substance.
a. - Void of interest; barren; meager; dry; as, a jejune narrative.
n. - The middle division of the small intestine, between the duodenum and ileum; -- so called because usually found empty after death.
v. i. - To jelly.