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jarl Tweet Definition of jarl Like Definition of jarl on Facebook
noun
  1. a medieval Scandinavian nobleman, especially in Norway and Denmark.
jester Tweet Definition of jester Like Definition of jester on Facebook
noun
  1. one who jests, jokes or mocks
  2. a person in bright garb and fool's cap, fool"s cap who amused a mediaeval royal court.
jingoism Tweet Definition of jingoism Like Definition of jingoism on Facebook
noun
  1. (uncountable) Excessive patriotism or aggressive nationalism especially with regards to foreign policy.
joust Tweet Definition of joust Like Definition of joust on Facebook
noun
  1. A mock combat between two mounted knights or men-at-arms using lances.
verb
  1. To engage in mock combat on horseback, as two knights in the lists; to tilt.
  2. A tilting match; a mock combat on horseback between two knights in the lists or enclosed field.
junker Tweet Definition of junker Like Definition of junker on Facebook
noun
  1. A young German noble or squire; esp., a member of the aristocratic party in Prussia.
just Tweet Definition of just Like Definition of just on Facebook
adjective (more just or juster, most just or justest)
  1. fair, Fair; even; equitable.
It looks like a solution at first glance.
adverb
  1. Only, simply, merely
Just follow the directions on the box.
Plant a few tomatoes, unless you can, freeze, or dry them.
  1. Moments ago, recently
They left, but you may leave a message at the desk.
  1. By a narrow margin; closely; nearly
It just missed my head!
  1. exactly, perfectly
He wants everything right for the big day.

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