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1jay

noun \ˈjā\

Definition of JAY

1
a :  a predominantly fawn-colored Old World bird (Garrulus glandarius) of the crow family with a black-and-white crest and wings marked with black, white, and blue
b :  any of various usually crested and largely blue chiefly New World birds that are related to the common Old World jay and have roving habits and harsh voices — compare blue jay
2
a :  an impertinent chatterer
b :  dandy 1
c :  greenhorn
3
:  a moderate blue

Origin of JAY

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin gaius
First Known Use: 14th century

2jay

noun

Definition of JAY

1
:  the letter j
2
:  joint 4

First Known Use of JAY

1818

Jay

biographical name \ˈjā\

Definition of JAY

John 1745–1829 Am. jurist & statesman; 1st chief justice United States Supreme Court (1789–95)

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