Definitions starting with J

ID #4731

jar (2)

[cf. OED ajar half open (of a door)] v.t. to keep (a door) open by placing an object in the doorway: Jar the door with a rock (San Sal.). cf. HALF-JAR (Black)

—adj. ajar: They left the door jar (Nassau). (Black)

Tags: adjective, verb

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Last update: 2012-10-02 20:54
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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