Words starting with j

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Meaning of Jacob

jacob means: (Old Testament) son of Isaac; brother of Esau; father of the twelve patriarchs of Israel; Jacob wrestled with God and forced God to bless him, so God gave Jacob the new name of Israel (meaning `one who has been strong against God')

Meaning of Jacob

jacob means: French biochemist who (with Jacques Monod) studied regulatory processes in cells (born in 1920)

Meaning of Jacob epstein

jacob epstein means: British sculptor (born in the United States) noted for busts and large controversial works (1880-1959)

Meaning of Jacob harmensen

jacob harmensen means: Dutch Protestant theologian who founded Arminianism which opposed the absolute predestinarianism of John Calvin (1559-1609)

Meaning of Jacob's ladder

jacob's ladder means: (nautical) a hanging ladder of ropes or chains supporting wooden or metal rungs or steps

Meaning of Jacob's ladder

jacob's ladder means: pinnate-leaved European perennial having bright blue or white flowers

Meaning of Jacob's rod

jacob's rod means: asphodel having erect smooth unbranched stem either flexuous or straight

Meaning of Jacob's staff

jacob's staff means: desert shrub of southwestern United States and Mexico having slender naked spiny branches that after the rainy season put forth foliage and clusters of red flowers

Meaning of Jacobean

jacobean means: any distinguished personage during the reign of James I

Meaning of Jacobean

jacobean means: of or relating to James I or his reign or times

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Meaning of Bay scallop

bay scallop means: a small scallop inhabiting shallow waters and mud flats of the Atlantic coast of North America

Meaning of Bay scallop

bay scallop means: muscle of small choice shallow-water scallops

Meaning of Burke

burke means: United States frontierswoman and legendary figure of the Wild West noted for her marksmanship (1852-1903)

Meaning of Burke

burke means: British statesman famous for his oratory; pleaded the cause of the American colonists in British Parliament and defended the parliamentary system (1729-1797)

Meaning of Burke

burke means: get rid of, silence, or suppress

Meaning of Burke

burke means: murder without leaving a trace on the body

Meaning of Can opener

can opener means: a device for cutting cans open

Meaning of Chowchow

chowchow means: a Chinese preserve of mixed fruits and ginger

Meaning of Chowchow

chowchow means: chopped pickles in mustard sauce

Meaning of Cuddle

cuddle means: a close and affectionate (and often prolonged) embrace

Meaning of Cuddle

cuddle means: move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position

Meaning of Cuddle

cuddle means: hold (a person or thing) close, as for affection, comfort, or warmth

Meaning of Double knit

double knit means: a knit fabric similar to jersey that is made with two sets of needles producing a double thickness joined by interlocking stitches

Meaning of Fifth amendment

fifth amendment means: an amendment to the Constitution of the United States that imposes restrictions on the government's prosecution of persons accused of crimes; mandates due process of law and prohibits self-incrimination and double jeopardy; requires just compensation if private property is taken for public use

Meaning of Footloose

footloose means: free to go or do as one pleases

Meaning of Hirundo rustica

hirundo rustica means: common swallow of North America and Europe that nests in barns etc.

Meaning of Loop topology

loop topology means: the topology of a network whose components are serially connected in such a way that the last component is connected to the first component

Meaning of Maltha

maltha means: a thick black tar intermediate between petroleum and asphalt

Meaning of Old latin

old latin means: the oldest recorded Latin (dating back at early as the 6th century B.C.)

Meaning of Pneumococcal pneumonia

pneumococcal pneumonia means: pneumonia caused by bacteria of the genus pneumococcus

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