from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Jay, John 1745-1829. American diplomat and jurist who served in both Continental Congresses and helped negotiate peace with Great Britain (1782-1783). He was the first chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1789-1795) and negotiated a second agreement with Great Britain, Jay's Treaty (1794-1795).
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- proper n. A nickname for James, Jason, or for any male name beginning with a "J" ; also used as a formal given name.
- proper n. A nickname of female names beginning with a "J".
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