Definition of Jerquing

1. n. The searching of a ship for unentered goods.



2. n. The searching of a ship for unentered goods.

Definition of Jerquing

1. Noun. (UK archaic) The searching of a ship for unentered goods. ¹

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Definition of Jerquing

1. jerking [n -S] - See also: jerking

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jerquing

jerkwaters
jerky
jerky nystagmus
jerky respiration
jermoonal
jeroboam
jeroboams
jeromite
jeropiga
jeropigas
jerque
jerqued
jerquer
jerquers
jerques
jerquing (current term)
jerquings
jerran
jerreed
jerreeds
jerrican
jerricans
jerrid
jerrids
jerries
jerry-builder
jerry-building
jerry-built
jerry-rig
jerry built

Literary usage of Jerquing

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1. Glossary of Terms and Phrases by Henry Percy Smith (1883)
"... to stories or speeches full of absurd pictures of exaggerated or imaginary evils. Jerkin. [Dim. of the D. jurk, a frock.] A jacket. jerquing a ship. ..."

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