Jacket means: A short upper garment, extending downward to the hips; a short coat without skirts.
Jacket means: An outer covering for anything, esp. a covering of some nonconducting material such as wood or felt, used to prevent radiation of heat, as from a steam boiler, cylinder, pipe, etc.
Jacket means: In ordnance, a strengthening band surrounding and reenforcing the tube in which the charge is fired.
Jacket means: A garment resembling a waistcoat lined with cork, to serve as a life preserver; -- called also cork jacket.
Jacket means: To put a jacket on; to furnish, as a boiler, with a jacket.
Jacket means: To thrash; to beat.
Jacketed means: Wearing, or furnished with, a jacket.
Jacketing means: The material of a jacket; as, nonconducting jacketing.
Jack Ketch means: A public executioner, or hangman.
Jackknife means: A large, strong clasp knife for the pocket; a pocket knife.
Zoster means: Shingles.
Zoroastrism means: Same as Zoroastrianism.
Zoroastrianism means: The religious system of Zoroaster, the legislator and prophet of the ancient Persians, which was the national faith of Persia; mazdeism. The system presupposes a good spirit (Ormuzd) and an opposing evil spirit (Ahriman). Cf. Fire worship, under Fire, and Parsee.
Zoroastrian means: A follower of Zoroaster; one who accepts Zoroastrianism.
Zoroastrian means: Of or pertaining to Zoroaster, or his religious system.
Zorilla means: Either one of two species of small African carnivores of the genus Ictonyx allied to the weasels and skunks.
Zoril means: Same as Zorilla.
Zopilote means: The urubu, or American black vulture.
Zope means: A European fresh-water bream (Abramis ballerus).
Zoozoo means: The wood pigeon.
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