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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An abbreviation of Justice of the Peace.
  • An abbreviation of judge-advocate.
  • An abbreviation
  • of Jesus Christ;
  • of Julius C├Žsar;
  • of the Latin jurisconsultus, jurisconsult;
  • of justice clerk.
  • An abbreviation
  • of Junior Deacon;
  • of the Latin Juris Doctor, Doctor of Law.


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