jeopardy


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Jeopardy \Jeop"ard*y\, n. [OE. jupartie, juperti, jeuparti, OF.
   jeu parti an even game, a game in which the chances are even;
   OF. jeu, ju, F. jeu (L. jocus jest) + F. partier to divide,
   L. partire to divide. See Joke, and Part.]
   Exposure to death, loss, or injury; hazard; danger.
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         There came down a storm of wind on the lake; and they
         were filled with water, and were in jeopardy. --Luke
                                                  viii. 23.
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         Look to thyself, thou art in jeopardy.   --Shak.

   Syn: Danger; peril; hazard; risk. See Danger.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Jeopardy \Jeop"ard*y\, v. t.
   To jeopardize. [R.] --Thackeray.
   [1913 Webster] Jequirity
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