- jeritza, maria,
- jerk around,
- jerk off,
- jerky nystagmus,
Origin of jerkin
Examples from the Web for jerkin
Sim had crept up, and, standing behind Ralph, was plucking at his jerkin.The Shadow of a Crime|Hall Caine
Canst change thy robe for a jerkin once more at the Abbey, unless perchance you have a friend near at hand.The White Company|Arthur Conan Doyle
Jerkin, jėr′kin, n. a jacket, a short coat or close waistcoat.
This was almost the only appearance of finery about the dress, except a row of gold buttons down the jerkin.The Lancashire Witches|William Harrison Ainsworth
He thrust his hand hurriedly into his jerkin as he spoke, and gave Gitta something which he had concealed there.Complete Short Works|Georg Ebers
Word Origin for jerkin
1510s, of uncertain origin, perhaps related to Dutch jurk "a frock," but this is a modern word, itself of unknown origin, and the initial consonant presents difficulties (Dutch -j- typically becomes English -y-).