Definition of Jerked
1. Verb. (past of jerk) ¹
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Definition of Jerked
1. jerk [v] - See also: jerk
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jerked
jerked (current term)
Literary usage of Jerked
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1902)
"56.827 tons; of jerked Iwf. 19.164 tons; of wool. ... The exportation of jerked beef to Spanish-American countries has dwindled with the rise of the trade ..."
2. Hunger by Knut Hamsun (1920)
"at his tormentors with furious eyes each time they prodded him, and jerked his head to escape when the straws were already in his ears. ..."
3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1911)
"... or the breech block itself, in sliding systems, suddenly comes in contact with it; the long arm is thus jerked backwards and extracts the case. ..."
4. The Windsor Magazine: An Illustrated Monthly for Men and Women (1912)
"brackish water, he felt surging within him, when he was seized by an arm and jerked into the leviathan-like canoe, where he alighted with a painfully ..."
5. Around & about South America: Apéndice al folleto los treinta y tres by Luis Melián Lafinur, Frank Vincent (1897)
"The provisions for my friends and myself are in tins and bottles, and for the men a quantity of jerked beef, mandioc. and biscuit is provided. ..."
6. Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow (2006)
""Please," he said, as Alan seized him by the hair, jerked his head back, and swiftly brought the knife across his throat. Benny took his knife, ..."
7. The Paraná: With Incidents of the Paraguayan War, and South American by Thomas Joseph Hutchinson (1868)
"Argentine Beef Supply versus Rinderpest — Ch'arqui, or jerked Beef — Dr. Morgan's New Process for the Preservation of Meat for Food — Its Advantages over ..."