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J . J is the tenth letter of the English alphabet. It is a later variant form of the Roman letter I, used to express a consonantal sound, that is, originally, the sound of English y in yet. The forms J and I have, until a recent time, been classed together, and they have been used interchangeably.
Jaal goat . A species of wild goat (Capra Nubiana) found in the mountains of Abyssinia, Upper Egypt, and Arabia; -- called also beden, and jaela.
Jab v. t. To thrust; to stab; to punch. See Job, v. t.
Jab n. A thrust or stab.
Jabber v. i. To talk rapidly, indistinctly, or unintelligibly; to utter gibberish or nonsense; to chatter.
Jabber v. t. To utter rapidly or indistinctly; to gabble; as, to jabber French.
Jabber n. Rapid or incoherent talk, with indistinct utterance; gibberish.
Jabber n. One who jabbers.
Jabbered imp. & p. p. of Jabber
Jabbering p. pr. & vb. n. of Jabber
Jabberingly adv. In a jabbering manner.
Jabberment n. Jabber.
Jabbernowl n. Same as Jobbernowl.
Jabiru n. One of several large wading birds of the genera Mycteria and Xenorhynchus, allied to the storks in form and habits.
Jaborandi n. The native name of a South American rutaceous shrub (Pilocarpus pennatifolius). The leaves are used in medicine as an diaphoretic and sialogogue.
 
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Windgall : n. A soft tumor or synovial swelling on the fetlock joint of a horse; -- so called from having formerly been supposed to contain air.

 
Based on The Online Plain Text English Dictionary (OPTED) produced by Ralph S. Sutherland from the 1913 edition of Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
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