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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jab  \Jab\,  v.  t.  [Cf.  {Job}.] 
  To  thrust;  to  stab;  to  punch.  See  {Job},  v.  t.  [Scot.  & 
  Colloq.  U.  S.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jab  \Jab\,  n. 
  A  thrust  or  stab.  [Scot.  &  Colloq.  U.  S.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  jab 
  n  1:  a  sharp  hand  gesture  (resembling  a  blow);  "he  warned  me  with 
  a  jab  with  his  finger";  "he  made  a  thrusting  motion  with 
  his  fist"  [syn:  {jabbing},  {poke},  {poking},  {thrust},  {thrusting}] 
  2:  a  quick  short  straight  punch 
  3:  the  act  of  touching  someone  suddenly  with  your  finger  or 
  elbow;  "she  gave  me  a  sharp  dig  in  the  ribs"  [syn:  {dig}] 
  v  1:  poke  or  thrust  abruptly;  "he  jabbed  his  finger  into  her 
  ribs"  [syn:  {prod},  {stab},  {poke},  {dig}] 
  2:  strike  quickly 
  3:  stab  or  pierce  [syn:  {stab}] 




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