Jet

Jet, a hard, black, bituminous lignite, capable of an excellent polish and easily carved, hence useful for trinkets and ornaments, which have been made of it from very early times; is found in France, Spain, and Saxony, but the best supplies come from Whitby, Yorkshire.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Jesus Christ * Jetsam
Jersey City
Jerusalem
Jerusalem, Kingdom of
Jerusalem Delivered
Jervis, Sir John
Jessica
Jesuitism
Jesuit
Jesus, the son of Sirach
Jesus Christ
Jet
Jetsam
Jeu de Paume
Jeunesse Dorée
Jevons, William Stanley
Jew, The Wandering
Jewell, John
Jews, The
Jeypore
Jezebel
Jina

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Jet in Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase & Fable