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jog

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[ jog ]
/ dʒɒg /
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verb (used with object), jogged, jog·ging.
verb (used without object), jogged, jog·ging.
noun
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Origin of jog

1
1540–50; blend of jot to jog (now dial.) and shog to shake, jog (late Middle English shoggen)

OTHER WORDS FROM jog

jogger, noun

Other definitions for jog (2 of 2)

jog2
[ jog ]
/ dʒɒg /

noun
an irregularity of line or surface; projection; notch.
a bend or turn: a country road full of sudden jogs.
Theater. a narrow flat placed at right angles to another flat to make a corner, used especially in sets representing an interior.
verb (used without object), jogged, jog·ging.
to bend or turn: The road jogs to the right beyond those trees.

Origin of jog

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First recorded in 1705–15; variant of jag1
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British Dictionary definitions for jog (1 of 2)

jog1
/ (dʒɒɡ) /

verb jogs, jogging or jogged
noun

Word Origin for jog

C14: probably variant of shog to shake, influenced by dialect jot to jolt

British Dictionary definitions for jog (2 of 2)

jog2
/ (dʒɒɡ) /

noun US and Canadian
a sharp protruding point in a surface; jag
a sudden change in course or direction

Word Origin for jog

C18: probably variant of jag 1
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