jaunce

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from Old French jancer (to jolt, jog), of North Germanic origin, related to Swedish ganta (to sport, romp, jest, play the fool). More at jaunt.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

jaunce (third-person singular simple present jaunces, present participle jauncing, simple past and past participle jaunced)

  1. To prance; to frolic.
  2. To jolt or shake.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Shakespeare to this entry?)

Noun[edit]

jaunce (plural jaunces)

  1. A jaunt.

See also[edit]