Picture of the Letter J
 

Letter J

  • Elizabethan online dictionary containing words beginning with the Letter J
  • Interesting facts, information and meanings of Old English words beginning with the Letter J
  • The old English Letter J

Picture of the Letter J

Letter J

 

The Letter J
The Elizabethan alphabet contained just 24 old English letters as opposed to the 26 letters used in the modern English alphabet. The following picture of the Letter J of the modern English alphabet is depicted in an ornate style typical of those used with old English letters.

 
 
 

Picture of the Letter J
An old style Letter J

Elizabethan Words beginning with the Letter J
The following dictionary contains old Elizabethan words and their meanings beginning with Letter J. If you find some words amusing click the following link to have FUN with some insults from the Elizabethan Era.   Shakespearean Insults Generator

 
  

Elizabethan Words beginning with the
Letter
J

  
JACK 
a mean fellow 
JACK-A-LENT 
a puppet thrown at in Lent 
JACK GUARDANT 
a jack in office 
JADE 
to whip, to treat with contempt 
JAR 
the ticking of a clock 
JAUNCE 
to prance 
 JESS 
a strap of leather attached to the talons of a hawk, by which it is held on the 
fist 
JEST 
to tilt in a tournament 
JET 
to strut 
JOURNAL 
daily 
JOVIAL 
merrily, appertaining to Jove 
 JUDICIOUS 
critical 
JUMP 
to agree to hazard 
JUSTICER 
a judge, magistrate 
JUT 
to encroach 
JUTTY 
a projection, to jut out beyond
JUVENAL 
youth, young man
 

Interesting examples of Elizabethan Words beginning with the Letter J

The above examples of old Elizabethan words beginning with Letter J are fascinating.
The language and vocabulary had not been formalised in the Elizabethan era. New words, some beginning with the Letter J were still being invented. Elizabethan dictionaries were not available - it was not possible to look up the spellings or meanings of Elizabethan words beginning with the Letter J . Old Elizabethan words were therefore spelt and written in a variety of different formats. The above online dictionary containing old Elizabethan words beginning with the Letter J provide a valuable reference source when studying the literary works and plays of famous Elizabethan authors such as William Shakespeare and Christopher Marlowe.

Elizabethan Language Guide - An Elizabethan Online Dictionary

Click the following links to access more information about the old English Elizabethan Language and the Elizabethan Online Dictionary for an easy to follow Elizabethan language guide.

Elizabethan Online Dictionary
Elizabethan Language
Elizabethan Insults
Elizabethan Education - Schools and Universities

 

Letter J

  • Elizabethan online dictionary containing words beginning with the Letter J
  • Interesting facts, information and meanings of Old English words beginning with the Letter J
  • The old English Letter J
  • Elizabethan online dictionary containing words beginning with the Letter J
  • The old English Letter J

 
 

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