Definitions starting with J

ID #4728

jam up

[cf. Cam. jæm-am to collide (of vehicles) CCD; cf. JAM2] v. 1. (of vehicles) to collide. (Eleu.)

2. (of people) to fight. (Eleu.)

-- n. [cf. v. 2] a conflict; a fight: 1936 Bulla, go call all we fambly cuz dere's gon be a jam-up (Dupuch 53). (Black)

Tags: noun, verb

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Last update: 2011-05-30 17:41
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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