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  • Definitions starting with J: jimbay
    Entry: See JUMBAY . ...

  • Definitions starting with J: jinjy
    Entry: /jinji/ [cf. CHIN-CHIN idem] n. a bird, the banana quit (Coereba flaveola). = BAHAMA SPARROW, BANANA BIRD 1, CHEE CHEE, etc., YELLOW BREAST (San Sal.) ...

  • Definitions starting with J: jitney
    Entry: [cf. US Black jitney taxi (Walker 1956: 200); cf. OEDS I "the Jewish slang term for a nickel [5 cents].... jitney bus derives its name from jitney ...

  • Definitions starting with J: jittimy
    Entry: See JITNEY 3. ...

  • Definitions starting with J: jock
    Entry: See CHOCK. ...

  • Definitions starting with J: Joe Sanky crab, Joe crab
    Entry: [cf. Krio jokenge a crab, from Mende jokenge idem KED] n. a small crab (Callinectes sp?). cf. BANNY-SINKLE, SANKY, SHAGGO (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with J: Joe tree, Joe wood, Joe bush
    Entry: [cf. W3 joebush, joewood (Jacquinia keyensis) no date; not in DAE] n. a tree used in making soap: 1835 The soap tree, or what is generally known ...

  • Definitions starting with J: John Canoe
    Entry: See JUNKANOO. ...

  • Definitions starting with J: John Crow
    Entry: [Atlantic; cf. Sar. djankoó idem (Alleyne 57); "from carrion crow. . . /kyangkrog/ whence by affrication of /ky-/to/ty-/ and voicing to ... /jangkro/ DJE] n. ...

  • Definitions starting with J: John DeMott
    Entry: See JOHNNY MOTT. ...

  • Definitions starting with J: John Doctor
    Entry: [from medicinal use] n. a plant, Periscaria portoricensis: 1978 (Higgs 10). 1979 The John Doctor root is crushed and inhaled for relief in headaches and ...

  • Definitions starting with J: Johnny walkers
    Entry: [ US dial. South idem ADD; cf. MCC John Canoe stilts, and the association of stilt-dancers with JUNKANOO (see 1849 quot.); walkers may come from ...

  • Definitions starting with J: joke-box
    Entry: [from JOKE, perhaps influenced by juke-box] n. a raconteur; an entertaining person: 1966 A man who talk old-story called by some people a joke-box (Crowley ...

  • Definitions starting with J: juck
    Entry: See JOOK. ...

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