jaunce
intransitive verb Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1593 archaic prance

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  • Jaunce — Jaunce, v. i. [OF. jancer. Cf. {Jounce}, {Jaunt}.] To ride hard; to jounce. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Spurr d, galled and tired by jauncing Bolingbroke. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jaunce — verb /ʤɔːns/ to prance, to frolic …   Wiktionary

  • jaunce — I. ˈjȯn(t)s, ä , ȧ intransitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: origin unknown archaic : prance spurgalled and tired by jauncing Bolingbroke Shakespeare II. noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jaunting-car — A Jaunting car is a light two wheeled carriage for a single horse, in its commonest form with seats for four persons placed back to back, with the foot boards projecting over the wheels. It was the typical conveyance for persons in Ireland at one …   Wikipedia

  • Jaunt — Jaunt, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Jaunted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Jaunting}.] [Cf. Scot. jaunder to ramble, jaunt to taunt, jeer, dial. Sw. ganta to play the buffoon, romp, jest; perh. akin to E. jump. Cf. {Jaunce}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To ramble here and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jaunted — Jaunt Jaunt, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Jaunted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Jaunting}.] [Cf. Scot. jaunder to ramble, jaunt to taunt, jeer, dial. Sw. ganta to play the buffoon, romp, jest; perh. akin to E. jump. Cf. {Jaunce}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To ramble here… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jaunting — Jaunt Jaunt, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Jaunted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Jaunting}.] [Cf. Scot. jaunder to ramble, jaunt to taunt, jeer, dial. Sw. ganta to play the buffoon, romp, jest; perh. akin to E. jump. Cf. {Jaunce}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To ramble here… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jaunting car — Jaunt Jaunt, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Jaunted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Jaunting}.] [Cf. Scot. jaunder to ramble, jaunt to taunt, jeer, dial. Sw. ganta to play the buffoon, romp, jest; perh. akin to E. jump. Cf. {Jaunce}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To ramble here… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jaunty car — Jaunt Jaunt, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Jaunted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Jaunting}.] [Cf. Scot. jaunder to ramble, jaunt to taunt, jeer, dial. Sw. ganta to play the buffoon, romp, jest; perh. akin to E. jump. Cf. {Jaunce}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To ramble here… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jounce — (jouns), v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Jounced} (jounst); p. pr. & vb. n. {Jouncing} (joun s[i^]ng).] [Cf. {Jaunce}.] To jolt; to shake, especially by rough riding or by driving over obstructions. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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