• Big Book - J

    • Jail Fever typhus
    • Jaundice condition caused by blockage of the intestines
    • Joint Tenancy the condition of two or more persons owning a piece of property - this type of ownership allows all persons to use the property and share in it equally
    • Journeyman craftsman hired day by day
    • Julian Calendar a calendar named for Julius Caesar, it is referred to as the "Old Style" calendar, which was used from 45 BC until 1582, when it was replaced by the Gregorian calendar
    • Junior/Senior - these terms did not necessarily indicate father and son; they were used within a small community to distinguish between two persons of the same name; sometimes "the elder" and "the younger" were used in the same fashion
    • Jurat [Latin] certification that a document was written by the person who signed it
    • Jure Uxoris [Latin] in right of his wife