jog

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Etymology[edit]

From earlier shog (to jolt, shake), from Middle English shoggen, schoggen (to shake up and down, jog), from Middle Dutch schocken (to jolt, bounce) or Middle Low German schoggen, schucken (to shog), from Old Saxon *skokkan (to move), from Proto-Germanic *skukkaną (to move, shake, tremble). More at shock.

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Noun[edit]

jog (plural jogs)

  1. A form of exercise, slower than a run; an energetic trot.

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Verb[edit]

jog (third-person singular simple present jogs, present participle jogging, simple past and past participle jogged)

  1. To push slightly; to move or shake with a push or jerk, as to gain the attention of; to jolt.
    jog one's elbow
    • John Donne
      Now leaps he upright, jogs me, and cries: Do you see / Yonder well-favoured youth?
    • Alexander Pope
      Sudden I jogged Ulysses, who was laid / Fast by my side.
  2. To shake, stir or rouse.
    I tried desperately to jog my memory.
  3. (exercise (sport)) To move in an energetic trot.
    • Shakespeare
      Jog on, jog on, the footpath way.
    • Milton
      So hung his destiny, never to rot, / While he might still jog on and keep his trot.
    • Robert Browning
      The good old ways our sires jogged safely over.
  4. To cause to move at an energetic trot.
    to jog a horse
  5. To straighten stacks of paper by lightly tapping against a flat surface.

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Dutch[edit]

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Verb[edit]

jog

  1. first-person singular present indicative of joggen
  2. imperative of joggen

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From (good).

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Noun[edit]

jog (plural jogok)

  1. right
  2. law

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References[edit]

  • Pusztai Ferenc, Magyar értelmező kéziszótár. Akadémiai Kiadó, Budapest, 2003, ISBN 963 05 7874 3

Lithuanian[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

jog

  1. that