Job Job (j[o^]b), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Jobbed} (j[o^]bd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Jobbing}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To strike or stab with a pointed instrument. --L'Estrange. [1913 Webster]

2. To thrust in, as a pointed instrument. --Moxon. [1913 Webster]

3. To do or cause to be done by separate portions or lots; to sublet (work); as, to job a contract. [1913 Webster]

4. (Com.) To buy and sell, as a broker; to purchase of importers or manufacturers for the purpose of selling to retailers; as, to job goods. [1913 Webster]

5. To hire or let by the job or for a period of service; as, to job a carriage. --Thackeray. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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