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verb 
  1. (chiefly, North America, law) To cross a street away from a designated crosswalk in violation of pedestrian traffic regulations and laws in jurisdictions where this is illegal, such as the US.
Translations: 
  • German: eine Straíe an verbotener Stelle í¼berqueren
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Etymology: jay + walk, jay in its obselete form meaning a dull or ignorant person.


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