Jupartie Jup"ar*tie, n. Jeopardy. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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  • Jeopardy — Jeop ard*y, n. [OE. jupartie, juperti, jeuparti, OF. jeu parti an even game, a game in which the chances are even; OF. jeu, ju, F. jeu (L. jocus jest) + F. partier to divide, L. partire to divide. See {Joke}, and {Part}.] Exposure to death, loss …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jeopard — /jep euhrd/, v.t. to jeopardize. [1325 75; ME juparten, back formation from jupartie JEOPARDY, repr. MF jeu partir to divide play, play, hence, take a chance] * * * …   Universalium

  • jeopard — jeop•ard [[t]ˈdʒɛp ərd[/t]] v. t. cvb jeopardize • Etymology: 1325–75; ME juparten, back formation from jupartie jeopardy …   From formal English to slang

  • jeopard — ˈjepə(r)d transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Middle English juparten, jeoparten, jeoparden, back formation from jupartie, jeopartie, jeopardie jeopardy : jeopardize …   Useful english dictionary

  • jeopardous — dəs adjective Etymology: Middle English jupartous, jeopartous, from jupartie, jeopartie + ous : marked by risk or danger : perilous, hazardous takes such jeopardous episodes philosophically … as occupational liabilities Natural History …   Useful english dictionary

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