jayhawk

noun

Definition of jayhawk

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : jayhawker
2 : a fictitious bird with a large beak used as an emblem in Kansas

jayhawk

transitive verb
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-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of jayhawk (Entry 2 of 2)

: to make a predatory attack on : raid

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Noun

jay entry 1 + hawk

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“Jayhawk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jayhawk. Accessed 12 Apr. 2021.

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