Jager

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Jager (Mil) A sharpshooter. See Yager.
    • Jager (Zoöl) Any species of gull of the genus Stercorarius. Three species occur on the Atlantic coast. The jagers pursue other species of gulls and force them to disgorge their prey. The two middle tail feathers are usually decidedly longer than the rest. Called also boatswain, and marline-spike bird. The name is also applied to the skua, or Arctic gull (Megalestris skua).
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n jager Any bird of the family Laridæ and subfamily Ster-corariinæ or Lestridinæ, as a skua-gull, arctic-bird, dirty-allen, or dung-hunter.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
G. jäger, a hunter, a sportsman. Cf. Yager

Usage

In literature:

By the way, G. Jager has brought out in "Kosmos" a chemical sort of pangenesis bearing chiefly on inheritance.
"More Letters of Charles Darwin" by Charles Darwin
The 9th Reserve Jager Battalion lost about three-quarters, the 84th Reserve and 86th Reserve over half.
"Now It Can Be Told" by Philip Gibbs
You UNDERSTAND, the wine from your house in Jager Street, for which I arranged the coat-of-arms!
"Frederick the Great and His Court" by L. Mühlbach
A servant in the livery of a "Jager" waited at table.
"The Malady of the Century" by Max Nordau
At the banquet, which took place at the Jager, Sir Richard occupied the chair, and he and the Rev.
"The Life of Sir Richard Burton" by Thomas Wright
I'd have challenged any French regiment to out-walk or out-jump us, or any crack Tyrolese Jagers to out-climb, though we were cavalry.
"Lord Ormont and his Aminta, Complete" by George Meredith
Both went first to the village church, where the dead Jagers lay in two long black rows.
"The Story Of My Life From Childhood To Manhood The Autobiography Of Georg Ebers, Complete" by Georg Ebers
She was a Mrs. P. de Jager and belonged to the Red Cross Society.
"My Reminiscences of the Anglo-Boer War" by Ben Viljoen
De Jager, Field-Cornet, 162.
"History of the War in South Africa 1899-1902 v. 1 (of 4)" by Frederick Maurice
Then came the Jagers of the Tyrol, a countless host, marching like one man, their dark plumes waving like a vast forest for miles in distance.
"Diary And Notes Of Horace Templeton, Esq. Volume I (of II)" by Charles James Lever
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In news:

Adds comments from De Jager starting in second paragraph.
Jager Schnitzel Dinner w/ Salad Bar Cost $8.00.
Oli Adams, Tim Boal, Yannick del Jager , and Lars Musschoot arrive from here to there more.
Jager was taken to the emergency room at Fairview Southdale Hospital in March.
Fritz's Polka Band on the verge of releasing another ' Jager Party'.
11 Questions for Frank Jager .
Kelly Jager RRT, Colya Kaminiarz RRT, Dean Chittock MD.
A couple days in Spain with Marlon Lipke, Tim Boal, and Yannick de Jager more.
Jager Schnitzel Dinner w/ Salad Bar Cost $8.00.
Olympic men's steeplechase : Evan Jager of Portland fades to 6th.
Jager sets US record in steeplechase .
For Evan Jager, the final will be another new experience.
Jager's family savors steeplechaser 's Olympic run.
9 pm to 2 a.m. 2 domestic bottles / $2 Jager Bombs.
Junior running back Ty Jager scored twice in the first quarter.
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In science:

Jager, C., Spectroscopic Diagnostics of a Field of Shock Waves, In C. de Jager and H.
Two Decades of Hypergiant Research
Jager, C., Dynamics and Stability of Supergiant Atmospheres, In C. de Jager and H.
Two Decades of Hypergiant Research
Jager, C., Massive Stars: Setting the Stage, Space Science Reviews, 66, Nos.
Two Decades of Hypergiant Research
Nieuwenhuijzen, H., and de Jager, C., Checking the yel low evolutionary void.
Two Decades of Hypergiant Research
More recently, detailed modeling of the observed high energy emission from the Crab Nebula have been presented by e.g., de Jager & Harding 1992, Atoyan & Aharonian 1996, de Jager et al. 1996, and Hillas et al. 1998.
Gamma-rays from the pulsar wind nebulae
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