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pl.
of Djinnee
A species of wild goat (Capra Nubiana) found in the mountains of Abyssinia, Upper Egypt, and Arabia; -- called also beden, and jaela.
Jab
v. t.
To thrust; to stab; to punch. See Job, v. t.
Jab
n.
A thrust or stab.
imp. & p. p.
of Jabber
p. pr. & vb. n.
of Jabber
v. i.
To talk rapidly, indistinctly, or unintelligibly; to utter gibberish or nonsense; to chatter.
v. t.
To utter rapidly or indistinctly; to gabble; as, to jabber French.
n.
Rapid or incoherent talk, with indistinct utterance; gibberish.
n.
One who jabbers.
adv.
In a jabbering manner.
n.
Jabber.
n.
Same as Jobbernowl.
n.
One of several large wading birds of the genera Mycteria and Xenorhynchus, allied to the storks in form and habits.
n.
The native name of a South American rutaceous shrub (Pilocarpus pennatifolius). The leaves are used in medicine as an diaphoretic and sialogogue.
n.
An alkaloid found in jaborandi leaves, from which it is extracted as a white amorphous substance. In its action it resembles atropine.
n.
Originally, a kind of ruffle worn by men on the bosom of the shirt.
n.
An arrangement of lace or tulle, looped ornamentally, and worn by women on the front of the dress.
n.
Any one of numerous species of tropical American birds of the genus Galbula and allied genera. They are allied to the kingfishers, but climb on tree trunks like nuthatches, and feed upon insects. Their colors are often brilliant.
n.
Any of several wading birds belonging to the genus Jacana and several allied genera, all of which have spurs on the wings. They are able to run about over floating water weeds by means of their very long, spreading toes. Called also surgeon bird.

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