- See under cade1.
- a juniper, Juniperus oxycedrus, of the Mediterranean area, whose wood on destructive distillation yields an oily liquid (oil of cade), used in treating skin diseases.
- a juniper tree, Juniperus oxycedrus of the Mediterranean region, the wood of which yields an oily brown liquid (oil of cade) used to treat skin ailments
- (of a young animal) left by its mother and reared by humans, usually as a pet
- Jack. died 1450, English leader of the Kentish rebellion against the misgovernment of Henry VI (1450)
adj.“pet, tame,” mid-15c., used in reference to young animals abandoned by their mothers and brought up by hand; of unknown origin.