(Jet), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Jetted ; p. pr. & vb. n. Jetting.] [F. jeter, L. jactare, freq. fr. jacere to
throw. See 3d Jet, and cf. Jut.]
1. To strut; to walk with a lofty or haughty gait; to be insolent; to obtrude. [Obs.]
he jets under his advanced plumes!Shak.
To jet upon a prince's right.Shak.
2. To jerk; to jolt; to be shaken. [Obs.] Wiseman.
3. To shoot forward or out; to project; to jut out.
(Jet), v. t. To spout; to emit in a stream or jet.
A dozen angry models jetted steam.Tennyson.
(Jet"-black`) a. Black as jet; deep black.
(||Jet` d'eau") pl. Jets d'eau [F., a throw of water. See Jet a shooting forth.] A stream of
water spouting from a fountain or pipe in a public place or in a garden, for ornament.
(||Jet"e*rus) n. (Bot.) A yellowness of the parts of plants which are normally green; yellows.
(||Jet"sam ||Jet"son) n. [F. jeter to throw: cf. OF. getaison a throwing. Cf. Flotsam, Jettison.]
1. (Mar. Law) Goods which sink when cast into the sea, and remain under water; distinguished from
flotsam, goods which float, and ligan, goods which are sunk attached to a buoy.
2. Jettison. See Jettison, 1.
(Jet"teau) n. See Jet d'eau. [R.] Addison.
(Jet"tee) n. See Jetty, n. Burke.
(Jet"ter) n. One who struts; one who bears himself jauntily; a fop. [Obs.] Palsgrave.
(Jet"ti*ness) n. The state of being jetty; blackness. Pennant.
(Jet"ti*son) n. [See Jetsam.]
1. (Mar. Law) The throwing overboard of goods from necessity, in order to lighten a vessel in danger of
2. See Jetsam, 1.
(Jet"ton) n. [F. jeton.] A metal counter used in playing cards.
(Jet"ty) a. Made of jet, or like jet in color.
The people . . . are of a jetty.Sir T. Browne.