from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Private as distinguished from public or international law.
  • noun The law of a particular state as distinguished from the jus gentium, or law of nations.
  • noun In common law, the rights of a husband.
  • noun A Middle English form of juice.
  • noun Law; right; particularly, what is declared to be law or right by a judge; matter of rule administered by a magistrate.

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  • noun cooking The juices that are a by-product of roasting meat
  • noun cooking A rich, lightly reduced stock used as a sauce for roasted meats


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From the French jus ("juice").


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