Jack-a-dandy means: A little dandy; a little, foppish, impertinent fellow.
Jackal means: Any one of several species of carnivorous animals inhabiting Africa and Asia, related to the dog and wolf. They are cowardly, nocturnal, and gregarious. They feed largely on carrion, and are noted for their piercing and dismal howling.
Jackal means: One who does mean work for another's advantage, as jackals were once thought to kill game which lions appropriated.
Jack-a-lent means: A small stuffed puppet to be pelted in Lent; hence, a simple fellow.
Jackanapes means: A monkey; an ape.
Jackanapes means: A coxcomb; an impertinent or conceited fellow.
Jackass means: The male ass; a donkey.
Jackass means: A conceited dolt; a perverse blockhead.
Jackdaw means: See Daw, n.
Jackeen means: A drunken, dissolute fellow.
Zufolo means: A little flute or flageolet, especially that which is used to teach birds.
Zuchetto means: A skullcap covering the tonsure, worn under the berretta. The pope's is white; a cardinal's red; a bishop's purple; a priest's black.
Zuche means: A stump of a tree.
Zubr means: The aurochs.
Zoutch means: To stew, as flounders, eels, etc., with just enough or liquid to cover them.
Zounds means: An exclamation formerly used as an oath, and an expression of anger or wonder.
Zouave means: Hence, one of a body of soldiers who adopt the dress and drill of the Zouaves, as was done by a number of volunteer regiments in the army of the United States in the Civil War, 1861-65.
Zouave means: One of an active and hardy body of soldiers in the French service, originally Arabs, but now composed of Frenchmen who wear the Arab dress.
Zosterops means: A genus of birds that comprises the white-eyes. See White-eye.
Zostera means: A genus of plants of the Naiadaceae, or Pondweed family. Zostera marina is commonly known as sea wrack, and eelgrass.
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