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Jack
A miners water jug.

Jack it in
To give up a pursuit or hobby, as in "I've just (almost) had a bellyful of it. I'll have to jack it in!"

Jant
Wenglish for a jaunt, an outing

Jawch/Jawl
A Wenglish expletive; "Jawl/jawch, mun there's no need for language like that!" These words are mutations of the Welsh word for 'devil' - 'diafol'

Jest/Just
Nearly, as in "I can tell you I'm jest going mad with this toothache!"

Jew!
A euphamism for the Welsh word Duw, (God); "Jew, there's bard he's looking!", or "Jew - there's old she've gone to look lately!"

Jib
Looks, facial features, as in "... 'E's the same jib as 'is dad exactly!"

Jibs
Pulling faces, as in "If you don't stop making them jibs, people will think you're not all there!"

Jinny
A home made punishment cane - happily a word from ther past.

Job
Bother, trouble; "There's a job we had finding shoes to fit 'im!", or "You'll have a job on with that!"

Job, bad
A lost cause; "I tried my level best with it, but in the end, I atto give it up as a bad job... "

Jocose
Comfortable, at ease, as in "You're looking real jocose, lying down by there!"

Joking
Artificial, as in "They didn't have any real flowers - only jokin(g) ones..."

Just
Really! As used to show complete agreement with something said about someone else; "'Aven't she just!!"

Jubes
Wenglish for "fruit pastilles"