Jealoushood to Jerusalem
(Jeal"ous*hood) n. Jealousy. [Obs.] Shak.
(Jeal"ous*ly), adv. In a jealous manner.
(Jeal"ous*ness), n. State or quality of being jealous.
(Jeal"ous*y) n.; pl. Jealousies [ F. jalousie. See Jealous, and cf. Jalousie.] The quality
of being jealous; earnest concern or solicitude; painful apprehension of rivalship in cases nearly affecting
one's happiness; painful suspicion of the faithfulness of husband, wife, or lover.
I was jealous for jealousy.Zech. viii. 2.
Jealousy is the . . . apprehension of superiority.Shenstone.
Whoever had qualities to alarm our jealousy, had excellence to deserve our fondness.Rambler.
(Jeames) n. [Corrup. of James.] A footman; a flunky. [Slang, Eng.] Thackeray.
Satin jean, a kind of jean woven smooth and glossy, after the manner of satin.
(Jean) n. [Prob. named from Genoa. See Jane.] A twilled cotton cloth.
(Jears) n. pl. (Naut.) See 1st Jeer (b).
(Jeat) n. (Min.) See Jet. [Obs.]
(Jed"ding ax`) n. A stone mason's tool, having a flat face and a pointed part. Knight.
(Jee) v. t. & i. See Gee.
(Jeel) n. [Hind. jhil.] A morass; a shallow lake. [Written also jhil.] [India] Whitworth.
Jeer capstan (Naut.), an extra capstan usually placed between the foremast and mainmast.
(Jeer) n. [Cf. Gear.] (Naut.) (a) A gear; a tackle. (b) pl. An assemblage or combination of
tackles, for hoisting or lowering the lower yards of a ship.
(Jeer), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Jeered ; p. pr. & vb. n. Jeering.] [Perh. a corrup. of cheer to salute
with cheers, taken in an ironical sense; or more prob. fr. D. gekscheren to jeer, lit., to shear the fool; gek
a fool (see 1st Geck) + scheren to shear. See Shear, 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.
But when he saw her toy and gibe and jeer.Spenser.
Syn. To sneer; scoff; flout; gibe; mock.
(Jeer) v. t. To treat with scoffs or derision; to address with jeers; to taunt; to flout; to mock at.
And if we can not jeer them, we jeer ourselves.B. Jonson.
(Jeer), n. A railing remark or reflection; a scoff; a taunt; a biting jest; a flout; a jibe; mockery.
Midas, exposed to all their jeers,Swift.
Had lost his art, and kept his ears.
(Jeer"er) n. A scoffer; a railer; a mocker.
(Jeer"ing), a. Mocking; scoffing. n. A mocking utterance. Jeer"ing*ly, adv.