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n.
A gear; a tackle.
n.
An assemblage or combination of tackles, for hoisting or lowering the lower yards of a ship.
imp. & p. p.
of Jeer
p. pr. & vb. n.
of Jeer
v.
To utter sarcastic or scoffing reflections; to speak with mockery or derision; to use taunting language; to scoff; as, to jeer at a speaker.
v. t.
To treat with scoffs or derision; to address with jeers; to taunt; to flout; to mock at.
n.
A railing remark or reflection; a scoff; a taunt; a biting jest; a flout; a jibe; mockery.
n.
A scoffer; a railer; a mocker.
a.
Mocking; scoffing.
n.
A mocking utterance.
n. pl.
See 1st Jeer (b).
n.
An American herb with a pretty, white, solitary blossom, and deeply two-cleft leaves (Jeffersonia diphylla); twinleaf.
a.
Pertaining to, or characteristic of, Thomas Jefferson or his policy or political doctrines.
n.
A variety of pyroxene of olive-green color passing into brown. It contains zinc.
Jeg
n.
See Jig, 6.
n.
A Scripture name of the Supreme Being, by which he was revealed to the Jews as their covenant God or Sovereign of the theocracy; the \"ineffable name\" of the Supreme Being, which was not pronounced by the Jews.
n.
One who maintains that the vowel points of the word Jehovah, in Hebrew, are the proper vowels of that word; -- opposed to adonist.
n.
The writer of the passages of the Old Testament, especially those of the Pentateuch, in which the Supreme Being is styled Jehovah. See Elohist.
a.
Relating to, or containing, Jehovah, as a name of God; -- said of certain parts of the Old Testament, especially of the Pentateuch, in which Jehovah appears as the name of the Deity. See Elohistic.
n.
A coachman; a driver; especially, one who drives furiously.

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