- A gear; a tackle.
- An assemblage or combination of tackles, for hoisting or lowering the lower yards of a ship.
- A railing remark or reflection; a scoff; a taunt; a biting jest; a flout; a jibe; mockery.
- To utter sarcastic or scoffing reflections; to speak with mockery or derision; to use taunting language; to scoff; as, to jeer at a speaker.
- To treat with scoffs or derision; to address with jeers; to taunt; to flout; to mock at.