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Definition of Jay

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any of a number of noisy birds belonging to the crow family and having striking blue and white plumage, blue jay; fool, gullible person
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Theological and Philosophical Biography and Dictionary
(1769-1853) British Congregational preacher. Wrote his
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
Any one of the numerous species of birds belonging to Garrulus, Cyanocitta, and allied genera. They are allied to the crows, but are smaller, more graceful in form, often handsomely colored, and usually have a crest.
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\jay\ (?), n. [f. geai, of. gai, jaj, perh. fr. ohg. gāhi. cf. gay.] (zo?l.) any one of the numerous species of birds belonging to garrulus, cyanocitta, and allied genera. they are allied to the crows, but are smaller, more graceful in form, often handsomely colored, and usually have a crest.
note: the european jay (garrulus glandarius) is a large and handsomely colored species, having the body pale reddish brown, lighter beneath; tail and wing quills blackish; the primary coverts barred with bright blue and black; throat, tail coverts, and a large spot on the wings, white. called also jay pie, jenny jay, and k?. the common blue jay (cyanocitta cristata.), and the related species, are brilliantly colored, and have a large erectile crest. the california jay (aphelocoma californica), the florida jay (a. floridana), and the green jay (xanthoura luxuosa), of texas and mexico, are large, handsome, crested species. the canada jay (perisoreus canadensis), and several allied species, are much plainer and have no crest. see blue jay, and whisky jack.
thrush (zo?l.), any one several species of asiatic singing birds, of the genera garrulax, grammatoptila, and related genera of the family crateropodid?; as, the white-throated jay thrush (g. albogularis), of india.

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 rocky mountain jay 
 canada jay 
 jay piet 
 blue jay 
 jay thrush 
 gray jay 
 jenny jay 
 jay pie 
Concise English-Irish Dictionary v. 1.1
scréachóg (choille) (bird: Garrulus glandarius)
English Phonetics
JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
Piogen = n. a pie. Piogen y coed, a jay
Ysgrechog = n. a jay
Australian Slang
1. marijuana cigarette; 2. stupid person
WordNet 2.0

1. United States diplomat and jurist who negotiated peace treaties with Britain and served as the first chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1745-1829)
(synonym) John Jay
(hypernym) diplomat, diplomatist

1. crested largely blue bird
(hypernym) corvine bird
(hyponym) Old World jay
(member-holonym) Garrulinae, subfamily Garrulinae
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Jays are several species of medium-sized, usually colorful and noisy, passerine birds in the crow family, Corvidae. The names jay and magpie are somewhat interchangeable, and the evolutionary relationships are rather complex. For example, the Eurasian magpie seems more closely related to the Eurasian jay than to the Oriental blue and green magpies, whereas the blue jay is not closely related to either.

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Klingon - English
adv. intensely (invective)

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It is placed last in a sentence. Note that it is an invective, so the phrase yIHagh jay' ! could be translated to "Laugh, damn it !".