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Jettator

One with an evil eye, who always brings ill-luck. The opposite of the Mascotte (q.v.), who with a “good eye” always brings good fortune.

The opera called La Mascotte, (1893, by Duree and Chivot.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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