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Definition of the noun jilt
What does jilt mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: jilts
- a woman who jilts a lover
Definition of the verb jilt
What does jilt mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: jilted | jilting | jilts
- cast aside capriciously or unfeelingly
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Arranged Alphabetically with Complete Cross References Throughout by George Crabb
Jilt is a diminutive of Jill, a girl«s name, contracted from Latin Juliana, and frequently found in old rhymes and ...
Computational Linguistics and History by Anthony McEnery, Helen Baker
The word JILT is the most difficult of all to explore. As was apparent in Table 4.5, this is a word which came into existence in the written record in the 1660s. It remained infrequent to the extent that it is only in the 1690s that there are sufficient ...
Design and Applications by Ali N. Akansu, Mark J.T. Smith
e~jilt is the lowpass filter h(t). For values of n greater than zero, we have an infinite set of bandpass filters, all with the same bandwidth and a continuum of center frequencies. The exponential term that precedes the convolution ...
- Your Scold is a Scab , Sot a Sow, Drone a Drab, - Your Jilt is a Beast, your Drunkard a Pest, o * So that ...
Si JILT is a difficult matter to compare the relative value jjl of the different senses by which the human soul keeps up a communication with the external world. The activity of each sense is necessary to the attainment of that external happiness ...
Promising Language (2000)
Betrothal in Victorian Law and Fiction by Randall Craig
Privately, the jilt is the condemned reminder of the troubled relation between language and reality in general and between courtship and desire in particular. The spokeswomen of this social conservatism are the kindly but 242 PROMISING ...
Supplement by John Jamieson
jilt, says, " Perhaps from giglot, by contraction ; or gillet, or gillot, the diminutive of gill, the ludicrous name of a woman. 'Tis also called jillet in Scotland." Diet. S. jillet, however, does not convey the same idea with ...
In Four Volumes. Suppl. Aai-Jux by John Jamieson
Jilt, says, " Perhaps from giglot, by contraction ; or gillet, or gillot, the diminutive of gill,the ludicrous name of a woman. 'Tis also called jillet in Scotland." Diet. S. jillet, however, does not convey the same idea with ...
by John Jamieson
jilt, says, “ Perhaps from giglot, by contraction; or gillet, or gillot, the diminutive of gill, the ludièrous name of a woman. 'Tis also called jillet in Scotland.” Dict. S. jillet, however, does not convey the same idea with ...
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Scrabble value of J8I1L1T1
The value of this 4-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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