Words starting with j

Words and definitions

Meaning of Jack

Jack means: A large, California rock fish (Sebastodes paucispinus); -- called also boccaccio, and merou.

Meaning of Jack

Jack means: The wall-eyed pike.

Meaning of Jack

Jack means: A drinking measure holding half a pint; also, one holding a quarter of a pint.

Meaning of Jack

Jack means: A flag, containing only the union, without the fly, usually hoisted on a jack staff at the bowsprit cap; -- called also union jack. The American jack is a small blue flag, with a star for each State.

Meaning of Jack

Jack means: A bar of iron athwart ships at a topgallant masthead, to support a royal mast, and give spread to the royal shrouds; -- called also jack crosstree.

Meaning of Jack

Jack means: The knave of a suit of playing cards.

Meaning of Jack

Jack means: A coarse and cheap mediaeval coat of defense, esp. one made of leather.

Meaning of Jack

Jack means: A pitcher or can of waxed leather; -- called also black jack.

Meaning of Jack

Jack means: To hunt game at night by means of a jack. See 2d Jack, n., 4, n.

Meaning of Jack

Jack means: To move or lift, as a house, by means of a jack or jacks. See 2d Jack, n., 5.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zwanziger

Zwanziger means: An Austrian silver coin equivalent to 20 kreutzers, or about 10 cents.

Meaning of Zunyite

Zunyite means: A fluosilicate of alumina occurring in tetrahedral crystals at the Zu/i mine in Colorado.

Meaning of Zu/is

Zu/is means: A tribe of Pueblo Indians occupying a village in New Mexico, on the Zu/i River.

Meaning of Zumometer

Zumometer means: See Zymic, Zymological, etc.

Meaning of Zumology

Zumology means: Alt. of Zumometer

Meaning of Zumological

Zumological means: Alt. of Zumometer

Meaning of Zumic

Zumic means: Alt. of Zumometer

Meaning of Zumbooruk

Zumbooruk means: A small cannon supported by a swiveled rest on the back of a camel, whence it is fired, -- used in the East.

Meaning of Zulus

Zulus means: The most important tribe belonging to the Kaffir race. They inhabit a region on the southeast coast of Africa, but formerly occupied a much more extensive country. They are noted for their warlike disposition, courage, and military skill.

Meaning of Zuisin

Zuisin means: The American widgeon.

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