1. A slight shake; a shake or push intended to give notice or awaken attention; a push; a jolt.
To give them by turns an invisible jog.Swift.
2. A rub; a slight stop; an obstruction; hence, an irregularity in motion of from; a hitch; a break in the direction
of a line or the surface of a plane. Glanvill.
Jog trot, a slow, regular, jolting gait; hence, a routine habit or method, persistently adhered to. T. Hook.
(Jog"ger) n. One who jogs. Dryden.
(Jog"ging) n. The act of giving a jog or jogs; traveling at a jog.
(Jog"gle) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Joggled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Joggling ] [Freq. of jog.]
1. To shake slightly; to push suddenly but slightly, so as to cause to shake or totter; to jostle; to jog.
2. (Arch.) To join by means of joggles, so as to prevent sliding apart; sometimes, loosely, to dowel.
The struts of a roof are joggled into the truss posts.Gwilt.
(Jog"gle), v. i. To shake or totter; to slip out of place.
Joggle joint (Arch.), a joint in any kind of building material, where the joining surfaces are made with
(Jog"gle), n. [Arch.] A notch or tooth in the joining surface of any piece of building material to
prevent slipping; sometimes, but incorrectly, applied to a separate piece fitted into two adjacent stones, or
(Jo`han*ne"an) a. Of or pertaining to John, esp. to the Apostle John or his writings. M.
(Jo*han"nes) n. [NL., fr. Gr. Heb. Yehokhanan, Yokhanan, i. e., one whom Jehovah has
blessed; hence F. Jean, E. John.] (Numis.) A Portuguese gold coin of the value of eight dollars, named
from the figure of King John which it bears; often contracted into joe; as, a joe, or a half joe.
(Jo*han"nis*ber`ger) n. [G.] A fine white wine produced on the estate of Schloss (or
Castle) Johannisberg, on the Rhine.
John-apple, a sort of apple ripe about St. John's Day. Same as Apple-john. John Bull, an ideal
personification of the typical characteristics of an Englishman, or of the English people. John Bullism,
English character. W. Irving. John Doe (Law), the name formerly given to the fictitious plaintiff
in an action of ejectment. Mozley & W. John Doree, John Dory. [John (or F. jaune yellow) +
Doree, Dory.] (Zoöl.) An oval, compressed, European food fish Its color is yellow and olive, with golden,
silvery, and blue reflections. It has a round dark spot on each side. Called also dory, doree, and St.
(John) n. [See Johannes.] A proper name of a man.
(John"a*dreams`) n. A dreamy, idle fellow. Shak.
(John"ny) n.; pl. Johnnies
1. A familiar diminutive of John.
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