It was neither the first nor the last time Horyn jabbed at someone's looks in print.
When Bieber jabbed at Siva Kaneswaran, a member of the Wanted, he connected.
And on the far side of the wall would have been men who fired guns and waved torches and jabbed with spears.
The candidates, clearly worried about going too far, feinted and jabbed but threw no hard punches.
Meanwhile, Palin jabbed the first lady on her reality-TV show, Sarah Palin's Alaska.
Mr. Butefish jabbed his pen into the potato he used as a penwiper, instead of the ink, in his fury.
In one quick movement, he spun his chair around and jabbed at the intercom.
He waded out into the shallows, too, and jabbed at fish with his setting pole, but hit nothing except a yellow crab.
Stan jabbed a slab of wood into the stove and slammed the door.
She stopped, jabbed the ground with her parasol and laughed.
1825, "to thrust with a point," Scottish variant of job "to strike, pierce, thrust," from Middle English jobben "to jab, thrust, peck" (late 15c.), of unknown origin, perhaps echoic. Related: Jabbed; jabbing.
1825, from jab (v.). Meaning "a punch with the fist" is from 1889. Sense of "injection with a hypodermic needle," beloved by headline writers, is from 1914.