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jab

1. a quick short blow, esp (in boxing) a straight punch with the leading hand
2. Informal an injection
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If I could have done as I did with the hats -- stood them both up together, shut my eyes, and jabbed with a hatpin -- it would have been quite easy.
Again the chair was rapped, his nose was lashed, his ribs were jabbed, and he was forced by pain toward the chair.
But mind you,' he said, when he had jabbed a bunch of copy paper into my hand and given me a pencil from his vest pocket, 'mind you, I won't stand for the high and flighty philosophical, and I perceive you have a tendency that way.