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Webster 1913 Edition


Jactancy

Jac′tan-cy

(jăk′tan-sy̆)
,
Noun.
[L.
jactantia
, fr.
jactans
, p. pr. of
jactare
to throw, boast, freq. fr.
jacere
to throw; cf. F.
jactance
.]
A boasting; a bragging.
[Obs.]

Webster 1828 Edition


Jactancy

JAC'TANCY

,
Noun.
[L. jactantia.] A boasting. [Not used.]

Definition 2021


jactancy

jactancy

English

Noun

jactancy (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) boasting; bragging