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1856, (w), (w), Part III Chapter X, translated by Eleanor Marx-Aveling
- The black cloth bestrewn with white beads blew up from time to time, laying bare the coffin. The tired bearers walked more slowly, and it advanced with constant jerks, like a boat that pitches with every wave.
A quick, often unpleasant tug or shake.
''When I yell "OK," give the mooring line a good jerk!''
A dull or stupid person.
''I finally fired him, because he was being a real jerk to his customers, even to some of the staff.''
''You really are a jerk sometimes.''
(quote-av)|role=Eleanor Iselin|writer=(w)|title=(w)|year=1962|time=1:23:39|passage=Oh, Raymond―don't be such a jerk. Go and get yourself a drink or a tranquilizer or something.
A lift in which the weight is taken with a quick motion from shoulder height to a position above the head with arms fully extended and held there for a brief time.
1877, (w), (w) Chapter 23http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Black_Beauty/23
- York came to me first, whilst the groom stood at Ginger's head. He drew my head back and fixed the rein so tight that it was almost intolerable; then he went to Ginger, who was impatiently jerking her head up and down against the bit, as was her way now.
To throw with a quick and suddenly arrested motion of the hand.
''to jerk a stone''
To lift using a jerk.
A rich, spicy Jamaican marinade.
Meat cured by jerking; charqui.
''Jerk chicken is a local favorite.''
To cure (meat) by cutting it into strips and drying it, originally in the sun.