jerky

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AdjectiveEdit

jerky ‎(comparative jerkier, superlative jerkiest)

  1. Characterized by physical jerking.
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Etymology 2Edit

From Quechua ch'arki, through Spanish charqui.

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jerky ‎(countable and uncountable, plural jerkies)

  1. Lean meat cured and preserved by cutting into thin strips and air-drying in the sun.
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