Poems and Songs of Robert Burns: Terminology: J

Updated May 6, 2020 | Infoplease Staff
by Robert Burns


Jad, a jade.
Janwar, January.
Jauk, to trifle, to dally.
Jauner, gabber.
Jauntie, dim. of jaunt.
Jaup, splash.
Jaw, talk, impudence.
Jaw, to throw, to dash.
Jeeg, to jog.
Jillet, a jilt.
Jimp, small, slender.
Jimply, neatly.
Jimps, stays.
Jink, the slip.
Jink, to frisk, to sport, to dodge.
Jinker, dodger (coquette); a jinker noble; a noble goer.
Jirkinet, bodice.
Jirt, a jerk.
Jiz, a wig.
Jo, a sweetheart.
Jocteleg, a clasp-knife.
Jouk, to duck, to cover, to dodge.
Jow, to jow, a verb which included both the swinging motion and
sound of a large bell (R. B.).
Jumpet, jumpit, jumped.
Jundie, to jostle.
Jurr, a servant wench.
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