Jingle shell. See Gold shell (b), under Gold.

(Jin"gler) n. One who, or that which, jingles.

(Jin"gling) n. The act or process of producing a jingle; also, the sound itself; a chink. "The jingling of the guinea." Tennyson.

(Jin"gling*ly), adv. So as to jingle. Lowell.

(Jin"go) n.; pl. Jingoes [Said to be a corruption of St. Gingoulph.]

1. A word used as a jocular oath. "By the living jingo." Goldsmith.

2. A statesman who pursues, or who favors, aggressive, domineering policy in foreign affairs. [Cant, Eng.]

This sense arose from a doggerel song which was popular during the Turco-Russian war of 1877 and 1878. The first two lines were as follows: —

We don't want to fight, but by Jingo if we do,
We 've got the ships, we 've got the men, we 've got the money too.

(Jin"go*ism) n. The policy of the Jingoes, so called. See Jingo, 2. [Cant, Eng.]

(Jin"nee) n.; pl. Jinn [Ar.] (Arabian & Mohammedan Myth.) A genius or demon; one of the fabled genii, good and evil spirits, supposed to be the children of fire, and to have the power of assuming various forms. [Written also jin, djinnee, etc.]

Jinn is also used as sing., with pl. jinns

Jinny road
(Jin"ny road`) [Cf. Gin an engine, Ginnycarriage.] (Mining) An inclined road in a coal mine, on which loaded cars descend by gravity, drawing up empty ones. Knight.

(Jin"gle) v. i. [OE. gingelen, ginglen; prob. akin to E. chink; cf. also E. jangle.]

1. To sound with a fine, sharp, rattling, clinking, or tinkling sound; as, sleigh bells jingle. [Written also gingle.]

2. To rhyme or sound with a jingling effect. "Jingling street ballads." Macaulay.

(Jin"gle), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Jingled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Jingling ] To cause to give a sharp metallic sound as a little bell, or as coins shaken together; to tinkle.

The bells she jingled, and the whistle blew.

(Jin"gle), n.

1. A rattling, clinking, or tinkling sound, as of little bells or pieces of metal.

2. That which makes a jingling sound, as a rattle.

If you plant where savages are, do not only entertain them with trifles and jingles, but use them justly.

3. A correspondence of sound in rhymes, especially when the verse has little merit; hence, the verse itself." The least jingle of verse." Guardian.

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